The Associate Vice President (AVP) of Public Policy Role resides in the Corporate Affairs within the Office of Health Affairs and Advocacy and serves as an expert in pharmacy public policy working with both internal PBM business leaders within Humana Pharmacy Solutions (HPS) and with business units within the Humana enterprise including the Retail and Employer Group business segments.
Be an instrumental part of Corporate Affairs at Humana by developing Humana’s public policy positions and advocacy strategies for prescription drug, Humana Pharmacy Solutions, and the Part D PDP line of business with an emphasis on Medicare and commercial policy.
Engage with leaders across the company to develop and execute public policy and advocacy plans and deliverables supporting Humana business strategy.
+ Under direction of the Vice president of Public Policy and with input from enterprise subject matter experts, analyzing, developing and drafting prescription drug and pharmacy benefit manager public policy positions to support the enterprise’s positions as well as summaries of relevant issues and policy developments
+ Performing necessary research and analyses to support enterprise positions and priorities
+ Serving as a liaison between business and corporate interests and the government
+ Providing regulatory guidance, general issue management and strategic stakeholder engagement support to business leaders as it relates to prescription drugs and pharmacy benefit management
+ Assisting with coordinating government engagements and external messaging across the enterprise for prescriptions drugs and pharmacy benefit management, ensuring the company consistently speaks with “one voice.”
+ Working closely with state corporate affairs team to build on Humana’s awareness of public sector business development activities, and helping to leverage lessons learned across businesses.
+ Acting as an interface between Humana and national advocacy, trade associations, and public policy organizations; managing and influencing the work of external lobbyists and policy consultants; developing advocacy strategy around priority legislative and regulatory items; developing political relationship outreach strategies.
+ Background: 10 or more years as a Federal or State legislative or executive branch staffer OR equivalent experience in prescription drug policy or pharmacy benefit management policy, trade group, law firm, or policy organization.
+ Must have strong knowledge of Part D and the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA). Prefer advanced knowledge of the Medicare Advantage program. Also, strong knowledge of state health administrative/regulatory/licensure rules and guidance as well as state health policy
+ Prefer demonstrated, strong relationships with policy makers and thought leaders in the prescription drug and pharmacy benefit management policy arena.
+ Ability to work in cross-functional teams (matrix environment) including interfacing with business executives to align policy/advocacy positioning with strategic business goals.
+ Prefer an academic background in policy, public affairs, business, or a clinical profession.
+ Ability to influence and executive level presence
Scheduled Weekly Hours
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