|Employer:||Society of Interventional Radiology
|Skills:||Health Policy,Economics,Program Management
|Required Experience:||3 to 4 years
Essential Functions and
- Collaborate with IR physicians, practice
administrators and leaders to identify
and analyze needs of IR practices in the many different models in which
they practice. Provide support to
find pathways to success.
- Oversee and participate in the development
of educational resources, toolkits, communications and trainings related
to practice development, coding, reimbursement and general payor policy.
- Provide and lead staff support to SIR volunteer
engagement with the AMA’s CPT Panel and RUC (Relative Value Update
Committee) Meetings, including:
- Coordinating and interacting with other medical
specialties and industry, on coding and reimbursement issues, and
- Overseeing the
development and submission of Code Change Proposals and RUC proposals (including
Practice Expense and workRVUs) in conjunction with SIR volunteers and
- Monitor CMS policy and direct the development of
comments to insurers and government rulemaking agencies, including annual
commentary on Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rule and Hospital Outpatient
Prospective Payment System rule.
- Work with the Director of Government
and Policy Affairs to support advocacy efforts on legislative and
regulatory issues relevant to reimbursement.
- Work with the Director of Quality and Performance
Improvement to coordinate Economics Committee review of standards
documents and integrate quality improvement into practice development
- Serve as staff liaison
and resource to the Councilor for Health Policy and Economics, the Economics
Committee, and its associated subcommittees.
Secondary Functions and
- Build and maintain strategically valuable relationships
with federal agencies (e.g., CMS), private payors, key organizations,
industry, specialty societies, related coalitions, and other medical
- Monitor and respond to coverage payment challenges and assist with
developing strategies to report on and positively impact reimbursement
policy decisions that impact minimally invasive image-guided procedures.
- Understand and report on current trends and
apply, as appropriate, best practices to the scope of responsibility.
- Oversee the development and
analysis of the Socio-Economics Survey and monitor and report on trends in IR socio-economics, including procedural
volumes, workforce, and emerging procedures and practice trends, as needed.
Attend and participate in SIR cross-divisional
projects and programs
Drafts and approves content related to economics
and practice development for the SIR website