|Employer:||American College of Physicians
|Skills:||medical coding,physician fee schedule,RUC
|Specialties:||RBRVS and RUC
|Required Experience:||8 to 10 years
|Location:||Washington, DC, DC
The Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Division of the American
College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs 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 159,000 members worldwide.
The Senior Associate, Regulatory
Affairs 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 include:
as a lead liaison to AMA RVS (Relative Value Scale) Update Committee and
Practice Expense Advisory Committee (RUC/PEAC) and other entities involved
in payment policy decisions.
in supporting College representatives to the RUC/PEAC, attends assigned
RUC/PEAC meetings, and develops strategies to improve payment for
extensive knowledge of the Medicare Resource-Based Relative Value System
(RBRVS). Collaborates with the
Director, Regulatory Affairs and other staff on the analysis of issues
related to Medicare Access Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and other
value-based payment and delivery system programs.
lead staff support for the ACP Coding and Payment Policy Sub-Committee
(CPP), Subspecialty Advisory Group on Socioeconomic Affairs (SAGSA), and
assists in staffing the Medical Practice and Quality Committee.
staff leadership and support for several ACP policy and technical
with the ACP Department of Medical Practice, the Center for Quality and/or
other relevant divisions/departments within the College to develop
educational tools, such as guides and templates, to ensure that members
are informed on key issues and to ease internists' practice hassles
A bachelor’s degree is required; a master's degree of public
health, public policy, or health services administration is highly desired.
Qualified candidates will have knowledge of federal regulatory and legislative
processes with emphasis on medical coding issues and payment systems.
Demonstrated policy analysis experience is strongly preferred.
The successful candidate will have experience in government
relations and physician coding and payment issues, preferably with a medical
organization. Prior experience as a
professional coder for a medical practice with broad understanding of the
regulatory environment and the policy implications of medical coding (including
both CPT and ICD-9/ICD-10) and demonstrated understanding of working with
private and public payers may substitute.
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/.