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Director of Economics and Practice Development Job in Fairfax, AA

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Job Title: Director of Economics and Practice Development

Employer:Society of Interventional Radiology
Skills:Health Policy,Economics,Program Management
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Fairfax, AA
Date Posted:8/6/2018

Essential Functions and Responsibilities


  • 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 consultants. 
  • 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 resources.
  • Serve as staff liaison and resource to the Councilor for Health Policy and Economics, the Economics Committee, and its associated subcommittees.


Secondary Functions and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strategically valuable relationships with federal agencies (e.g., CMS), private payors, key organizations, industry, specialty societies, related coalitions, and other medical associations.
  • 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

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