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Health Care Attorney in Washington DC

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2019

Posted on

Mar 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Health Policy Specialist
The candidate will leads the development of policies and strategies for achieving the labor movement's goals with respect to a broad range of health benefits issues. Will work with affiliated unions in developing those policies and strategies, represents the firm's and the labor movement in a variety of high-level forums, organizes support among other organizations for labor's policy goals, and provides analysis and independent research on these issues. Also provides research and support for the firm's's other priorities related to advocacy and the growth and mobilization of the labor movement, as needed. Represent the firm's before Congress and federal agencies in meetings, briefings, and hearings on health benefits issues. Prepare written materials to support the federation's policy and regulatory positions and legislative campaigns. Lobby the executive branch on matters related to health benefits, including workplace health plans, the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, and related employee benefits and social insurance issues. Represent the firm's and the labor movement on health benefits issues in a variety of high-level forums, including before national and international unions, state and local labor bodies, coalitions, think tanks, universities, the media, and state and local governmental bodies. Organize support for organized labor's health benefits policy goals by building strong and ongoing relationships with other organizations, including traditional allies, employers and their trade organizations, and other public policy groups. Convene and manage workgroups and task forces comprised of affiliate unions and other stakeholders. Assist in the development of firm's policy on health benefits. Design and conduct research on and analysis of federal and state legislation, regulations and policies related to health benefits. Research and write reports and issue briefs, presentations, fact sheets, talking points, articles, digital media content, case studies, best practice models and other educational and advocacy materials for distribution to the labor movement, the media and the general public. Advise and provide technical support to firm's officers, senior staff and other departments, affiliate unions and other labor organizations and allied organizations regarding public policy related to health benefits. Analyze and/or prepare federal and state legislation, regulations and other policy directives, and supporting materials regarding health benefits, and negotiate legislative changes and provide technical assistance regarding legislation and other policy directives in collaboration with firm's Legislative Representatives. Prepare formal written comments on proposed regulations, and provide written and oral testimony before federal agencies and state and local legislative and regulatory bodies. Perform other duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Advanced degree in law, economics, or other discipline relevant to employee benefits and social insurance; or an undergraduate degree with equivalent relevant work experience. Must have 5+ years of versatile and progressively responsible experience in a policy advisory or policymaking role related to health benefits. Must have extensive knowledge of health policy issues.

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