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Health Policy Analyst

  • Job Family: Public Affairs
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Req #: PS72513


  • DC, Washington



Description - External

Job Title:  Health Policy Analyst 
Location:  Hybrid/Remote (Must be able to commute to Washington, DC office at least 50% of time)


Responsible for conducting health policy analyses.

Primary duties to include, but are not limited to:

  • Supports efforts to monitor, research, and evaluate the impact of proposed federal legislation, regulations, and policies, as well as state legislation and policies, on healthcare issues. The Health Policy Analyst will primarily support work on issues related to the Medicare and Medicaid programs, maternal and child health, and other timely issue-specific topics.

  •  Assists in issues management by working in conjunction with policy staff to represent the organization in public policy discussions.

  • Researches, writes, and disseminates policy-related materials such as policy issue briefs, comment letters, and advocacy documents, in conjunction with internal staff and coalition partners.

  • Participates in developing recommendations on health policy issues.

  • Tracks specific issues, including federal and/or state action. 

  • Assists in the maintenance of shared worksites, including SharePoint and Microsoft Teams.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Requires a BA/BS degree in a related field; 1 year of work in health policy development; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Masters degree in public policy, public health, economics, statistics, or a related field, or equivalent experience in a clinical field strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of current policy issues in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Medicaid, Medicare, managed care, maternal and child health, or other related areas.

  •  Requires strong writing and research abilities. 

  •  Requires the ability to work in a collaborative team environment

  • Project management experience preferred. 

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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