The Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Division of the American
College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Medical Coding and Regulatory Affairs Associate to work in its
Washington, DC office. ACP, a national organization of internists, is the
largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group
in the United States with 154,000 members worldwide.
The Medical Coding and
Regulatory Affairs Associate will work with the Director, Regulatory
Affairs to support ACP’s coding and payment policy efforts and provide
comprehensive written research related to the Physician Fee Schedule and
value-based payment and delivery system programs. Primary responsibilities will
Serve as liaison to CPT editorial panel and ICD-10 committees. Represent
ACP at meetings of the panels, provide staff support for College
representatives, and develop coding proposals to benefit internal medicine.
Analyze impact of federal regulatory and legislative proposals, develop
ACP policy positions, and assist with quality, health information technology
(HIT), and related issues, as needed.
Maintain extensive knowledge on Medicare policies relating to medical
review, skilled nursing, homebound care, hospices, durable medical equipment,
correct coding, contractor and carrier responsibilities, appeals processes, and
other technical Medicare issues.
Develop and maintain communication channels with CMS, other federal and
state agencies, and other relevant organizations (e.g., MedPAC, GAO) to help
ACP provide feedback on activities that relate to coding and payment.
Serve as a lead point of contact for members in resolving problems with
Medicare and other third party payers, primarily in the areas of payment policy.
Provide staff support for the Medical Practice and Quality Committee
(MPQC), Subspecialty Advisory Group on Socioeconomic Affairs (SAGSA), the
Coding and Payment Policy (CPP) sub-committee and the Council of Subspecialty
A bachelor’s degree is required; a master's degree in public
health, public policy, or health services administration highly desired. Interested
candidates should have prior experience in medical coding with a broad understanding
of the regulatory environment and the policy implications of medical coding; or,
have experience with private and public payers.
Knowledge of federal regulatory and legislative processes with
emphasis on the Physician Fee Schedule and other value-based payment and
delivery system programs, and demonstrated policy analysis experience is strongly
preferred. Experience in government relations and physician issues regarding
Medicare and private payer policies and health information technology are a
ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work
environment. Find out more about ACP at:
https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/. Interested candidates should apply online: https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/jobs/.
ACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
that does not discriminate against any of the following classes: veterans, any
disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,