Manager, Reimbursement Advocacy
Posted on Apr 10, 2019 by AAPA
The Manager, Reimbursement Advocacy assists in implementing AAPA's strategic advocacy efforts regarding health policy and coverage issues related to third party payment and reimbursement issues for the medical and surgical services delivered by PAs (physician assistants). The position provides support and assistance to individual PAs, PA constituent organizations, physicians, hospitals, practice administrators and other stakeholders in dealing with reimbursement and coverage policies impacting PA practice.
In addition, the Manager, Reimbursement Advocacy will support the development and execution of the Academy's efforts to appropriately position PAs as essential health professionals in the transition to a value-based healthcare system at both the state and federal levels. The overarching goal of these efforts is to assure optimal PA practice in all aspects of health care delivery with an emphasis on fully integrating PAs into innovative and emerging models of care.
Reports to: Vice President, Reimbursement & Professional Advocacy
Track, monitor and identify relevant statutes, legislation, regulations and policies pertaining to public and commercial insurance companies and third-party payers impacting PA practice
Research and analyze relevant reimbursement regulations and policies and make recommendations based on findings
Contact public and private insurance companies, healthcare entities and organizations to obtain relevant coverage information necessary to identify and resolve PA reimbursement issues
Respond to internal and external inquiries regarding reimbursement, payment and regulatory issues
Draft and edit AAPA publications including the Essential Guide to PA Reimbursement, web site content and other materials related to reimbursement and healthcare reform
Perform other duties as assigned
The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) is the national professional society for PAs (physician assistants).
PAs are medical providers who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient's principal healthcare provider. With thousands of hours of medical training, PAs are versatile and collaborative. PAs practice in every state and in every medical setting and specialty, improving healthcare access and quality.
Today there are more than 131,000 PAs in the United States and the profession is expected to grow another 37 percent between 2. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Reimbursement Manager