Commonwealth Care Alliance is looking for a Government Relations Policy Analyst. CCA is a rapidly growing nonprofit organization providing integrated health care and social support services to people with complex medical needs. Our patients are seniors and persons with disabilities covered under Medicaid or both Medicaid and Medicare. Our innovative care model is nationally recognized for its effectiveness in improving health outcomes for these vulnerable populations.
Our unique care model is empowering for our employees as well as our members. Whether you are a clinical or administrative professional, all of us at Commonwealth Care Alliance receive the satisfaction of knowing our work truly makes a difference. We enjoy a company culture of passionate advocacy in a supportive work environment with opportunities for growth and learning, competitive salaries, and a generous and comprehensive benefit package. As a key member of the Government Relations team, the Government Relations Policy Analyst is responsible for providing support to the Vice President and the Director of Government Relations as needed; including but not limited to tracking and summarizing pending state and federal legislation and assessing their impact on CCA.
The Government Relations Policy Analyst will attend and report on committee hearings and other events in state and federal government arenas and will work with CCA’s public relations and marketing resources to track relevant news that impacts CCA. In addition, the analyst is responsible for review and analysis of CMS and EOHHS policy pronouncements and work with the Vice President and Director to coordinate CCA responses to such pronouncements; and is primarily responsible for editing a bi-weekly internal Government Relations newsletter.
The position will analyze and determine the impact on CCA from:
Federal and State legislation
Federal and State hearings
Federal and State Policy
3-5 years in Public Policy or Government Affairs or equivalent work experience plus education.
Background in and/or degree in health policy – specifically Medicare and Medicaid (MassHealth)
Travel required in Massachusetts and to Washington, DC.
A working knowledge of federal and Massachusetts legislative relations and politics.
Master’s degree preferred.
Health plan background a plus.
Please note employment with CCA is contingent upon acceptable professional references, a background check (including Mass CORI, employment, education, criminal check, and driving record, (if applicable)), an OIG Report and verification of a valid MA/RN license (if applicable).
Commonwealth Care Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
CCA is committed to protecting the health of our workforce and our members, and we encourage flu vaccination in accordance with CDC recommendations. Individuals working in clinical care areas or in direct contact with members must provide documentation of flu vaccination, or wear a mask during flu season whenever engaged in member-facing activities.
Last updated by Neha Sharma Jan 30, 2018.