Regulatory and legislative issues position is designed to achieve the State Affairs team’s state advocacy and Plan support objectives. This is accomplished through developing and maintaining relationships with national organizations of state officials directly concerned with oversight of the financing and delivery of health care to ensure the interests of BCBSA and Plans are incorporated in their regulatory and legislative programs and policy development. Accountable for legislative tracking, policy research, and other tasks as assigned that support the advancement of OPR State Affairs objectives.
Required Basic Qualifications
•Bachelors Degree in Political Science, Public or Health Policy, Business or Public Administration or related field or equivalent work experience. Advance degree (MA or JD) preferred.
•Basic knowledge of health care systems and understanding of legislative and policymaking process.
•Experience in legislative or regulatory research, political strategy development, political project management or related private entity position
Preferred Basic Qualifications
•Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to maintain relationships and influence outcomes
•Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills, with initiative for independent research
•Demonstrated ability in setting and meeting objectives, while reacting within a growing and changing internal and external environment
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Demonstrated experience working within a fast paced, energetic, and proactive organization
•Ability to solicit input/information from others and translate into written documents/materials
•Initiative and flexibility, with the ability to produce quality results under demanding time constraints
•Demonstrated proficiency with database, legislative tracking and research programs, and other information tracking software
•Demonstrated proficiency with the operation of the PC and related software/tools (Microsoft suite of office products)
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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