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Health Policy Research Dir., Public Policy Institute

Company: Anthem, Inc.
Location: Mason
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The health and safety of our associates, members and communities is a top priority for Anthem. This priority has become increasingly important as we continue to face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthem believes vaccination is the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect our members, associates and communities. To minimize the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus and maintain a safe and healthy workplace to safely serve our members, vaccination may be required for specific roles. (At Anthem, fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since you have received the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as Moderna or Pfizer, or the single dose of a single dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson). Anthem has a mandatory vaccination policy applicable to all associates in patient/member-facing positions (i.e. associates who work in or visit clinics, member homes, or care facilities ("direct patient/member-facing interactions")) and positions required to work in any Anthem location. Accommodation for medical and sincerely held religious reason for not being vaccinated, consistent with applicable law, will be considered for reasonable accommodation on this basis. Anthem continues to monitor the pandemic following all CDC guidelines, federal, state and local laws. Policies continue to be adjusted as new information emerges. Health Policy Research Dir., Public Policy Institute Location: Mason, OH JobFamily: Public Affairs/Communications Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. At Anthem, we are focusing on building a brighter future where health care is affordable, accessible, personalized, and uncomplicated.-- This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company. Health Policy Research Director, Anthem Public Policy Institute-- Nationwide, Washington, DC preferred The--Health Policy Director, Public Policy Institute (PPI), will be responsible for initiating and leading research and analysis for a portfolio of public policy issues. Strong knowledge of and specific work experience in Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, and social drivers of health are required. Knowledge of and experience in a broad range of policy issues including Medicare Advantage and Part D, health care costs, affordability, insurance coverage, and benefit design, quality of care, and provider collaboration is desired. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains a portfolio of public policy research areas to promote enterprise thought leadership with respect to Medicaid, Medicare, and related policy issues; builds the PPI's research agenda in these areas, and manages related components of the PPI's strategic and operational plan.--
  • Conceptualizes, conducts, and oversees research and analysis and related publications that support enterprise objectives; ensures availability of persuasive advocacy materials that translate findings of research and analysis; and facilitates the flow of information internally and externally to promote PPI research and findings.
  • Thinks critically and creatively to identify data assets, research questions, and analytic methodologies to respond to business needs and contribute to the public policy discourse.--
  • Keeps apprised of proposed legislation and regulations to identify moderately complex public policy issues, assess the impact on the business, and develop proposals for research projects and data analysis to support the enterprise position.
  • Fosters relationships with Public Affairs staff, business leaders, and Anthem SMEs to achieve business initiatives and leverage enterprise resources and expertise.
  • Participates in workgroups and/or research endeavors hosted by external industry groups to provide content and technical expertise to more effectively support enterprise goals, and cultivates relationships with external groups, academic institutions, and other experts that could serve as partners to PPI in the development of research and/or data analysis.--
  • Serves as a resource to other associates and advises on policy issues. Qualifications
    • Requires a BA/BS in a related field; 8 years of experience in health policy development; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. --Preferred Skills:
      • Knowledge of current policy issues impacting the business and industry is highly preferred
      • Advanced degree in public policy, public health, economics, statistics, law, or a related field preferred.
      • Experience working with publicly available Medicaid and Medicare data and data analysis tools such as Excel, Stata, SPSS, or SAS preferred.
      • Strong writing skills with attention to detail and data accuracy are a must.
      • A successful applicant will be a self-starter, who anticipates opportunities and challenges, and approaches solutions strategically and creatively.
      • The applicant must have excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented, and be able to work effectively both independently and collaboratively. We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs, and financial education resources, to name a few.

        Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For--, is ranked as one of the 2020 World's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America's Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. Please be advised that Anthem only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Anthem. Accordingly, Anthem is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Anthem. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Anthem. EEO is the Law
        EqualOpportunityEmployer/Disablity/Veteran Please use the links below to review statements of protection from discrimination under Federal law for job applicants and employees. Anthem, Inc. is committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please email Human Resources at for further assistance. *WARNING: Please beware of phishing scams that solicit interviews or promote work-at-home opportunities, some of which may pose as legitimate companies. Please be advised that Anthem will never ask you for a credit card, send you a check, or ask you for any type of payment as part of consideration for employment with our company. If you feel that you have been the victim of a scam such as this, please report the incident to the Federal Trade Commission here by selecting the 'Rip-offs and Imposter Scams' option. Anthem requires a completed online application for consideration of employment for any position.

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