IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, quality measurement, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector.
IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers five locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America’s Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, Seattle, Washington and a Bay Area office in Oakland, California. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).
IMPAQ Health is seeking a confident, self-motivated, and creative individual to join our team of exceptional people in the Health Insurance Access & Value Based Care practice area, to contribute to work that impacts the health care of millions of Americans. IMPAQ is seeking a policy associate who demonstrates project management skills, including client communication, technical assistance and operational implementation support (including the development and implementation of standard operating procedures) in a fast-paced environment. The policy associate must have a working knowledge of health care policy topics, including the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the Quality Payment Program (QPP), health insurance Exchanges, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), payment reform, and/or health care quality initiatives. The policy associate will lead tasks related to IMPAQ Health’s work with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), including projects at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), and/or the Center for Medicaid. In addition, the policy associate will be expected to lead and/or contribute to business development opportunities at the federal and state level.
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