Director of Government & Public Affairs, Remote 80/20
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 24, 2022
The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) seeks a
Director of Government & Public Affairs. Founded in 1985, NHCAA is
a private-public partnership comprised of member health insurers
together with government liaison law enforcement and regulatory
governmental agencies with responsibility for fighting health care
fraud. - -An ideal candidate will have excellent research, writing,
and analytical skills, and have an understanding of the U.S. health
care system, including familiarity with federal health care
programs and the health insurance industry. While not required,
knowledge of issues specific to health care fraud is preferable.
This is not a lobbying or advocacy position. Candidates in the
Washington, DC metro area strongly preferred. Position is primarily
remote (80/20). -This position directs NHCAA's state and federal
government affairs program and coordinates the association's public
affairs efforts, including the screening of media inquiries.
Assures timely and accurate actions and responses to legislative,
regulatory, policy, and media requests. Identifies government
affairs-related issues and developments that may impact NHCAA's
membership and crafts plans, programs and projects to address them.
Assists the Chief Executive Officer with establishing and fostering
relationships with government entities, associations, coalitions
and other groups which promote NHCAA's mission. This position
demands a commitment to exceptional and responsive member
Primary duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Identify and monitor government affairs issues and developments
that affect the health care fraud-fighting field and keep the
Membership apprised. This primarily includes analyzing legislative,
regulatory, and policy developments at the state and federal
- Monitor activities of relevant government agencies including
HHS-OIG, HHS, CMS, FBI, DCIS, USAOs, and DOJ relating to health
- Plan, research, author, edit and produce The Lens: NHCAA
Government Affairs News monthly e-newsletter.
- Direct and manage the production of timely member products and
services that relate to government and public affairs.
- Write testimony, white papers, comment letters, news articles,
position papers and any other documents useful and necessary to
demonstrate and promote NHCAA's expert opinion on issues of
- Serve as staff liaison to any association committee or work
group convened to examine topics relating to government or public
affairs, or as directed by the Chief Executive Officer, managing
meetings and activities.
- Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, establish
and execute strategy for dedicating government relations resources.
This includes participating in the strategic planning process for
- Represent NHCAA on government affairs issues to outside groups,
working to develop relationships with these groups, traveling to
pertinent meetings and events as needed, etc.
- Perform outreach to Members of Congress and relevant government
agencies to introduce NHCAA and help cultivate an understanding of
the association and our position as a subject matter expert on
health care fraud issues.
- Oversee and manage NHCAA's Website Master and direct content
for the section of the NHCAA website devoted to government and
- Support the Chief Executive Officer, assisting in the
development of presentations and official Association
- Attend NHCAA Board of Directors meetings, held three times a
year, and present to the Board on NHCAA government and public
- Lead the administration and production of a long-standing
biennial industry benchmarking survey produced by NHCAA with
assistance of a third-party contractor.
- Coordinate with staff on programs that incorporate government
affairs-related topics, presenting when appropriate.
- Periodic travel, including to NHCAA Board of Directors meetings
and NHCAA's Annual Training Conference, typically held in November.
Travel estimated to be 4-8 times a year.
- Manage an annual public awareness campaign hosted on behalf of
NHCAA members operating in New York State.
- Special projects and other duties as assigned. -RequirementsThe
essentialsFive or more years of government and/or public affairs
experience.Excellent research and writing ability.Analytical and
curious.Project management experience.Resident of the Washington,
D.C. metro area.
---The preferred Bachelor's degree or higher. Relevant majors may
include Political Science, Public Policy, Public Health, Health
Policy, Criminal Justice, Business.Non-profit and/or association
experience.Experience in cross functional team management.Strong
interpersonal skills with proven record of effective
collaboration.Proven communication and presentation skills, both
1:1 and to large audiences.General knowledge of the U.S. health
care system, including government programs, agencies, the health
insurance industry, and relevant laws, regulations and
policies.Federal agency, Congressional staff or other relevant
government experience.Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task
and manage competing priorities. -What you should knowNHCAA
headquarters are located in downtown Washington, D.C. This position
will require one day a week in the office plus periodic in-person
meetings. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at
the interview stage.The position is located in Washington, D.C.Some
travel is involved (less than 10%).Competitive salary; excellent
benefits. -Submit resume and writing sample. -
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