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The Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board is a first-of-its kind, independent agency of Maryland government that was created to protect State residents, State and local governments, commercial health plans, health care providers, pharmacies licensed in the State, and other stakeholders within the health care system from the high costs of prescription drug products.
- Presenting to the PDAB and other audiences on legislative policy goals, special projects, and other topics as assigned.
- Supporting other members of the team in developing and implementing a strategic communications plan for PDAB.
- Support other members of the team in coordinating and responding to press inquiries with staff from PDAB and other State Agencies.
- Serving as expert consultant and technical advisor to the Executive Director, Board Chair, Board members, Council members and other private sector and public sector audiences on strategic health policy development, delivery, evaluation, financing issues, health policy, regulatory issues, legislative policy goals, special projects, and other topics as assigned around prescription drug affordability.
- Serve as a team lead to initiate, plan, design, and execute projects and reports, and develop strategy and work plans to take a policy from concept to implementation.
- The position serves as legislative liaison to manage legislative priorities, intergovernmental liaison to coordinate policies and work across state agencies, and as regulations coordinator to coordinate publishing regulations with AELR and the Division of State Documents.
- Independently working at an advanced level analyzing, researching, and evaluating drug affordability policies, and developing recommendations addressing prescription drug affordability to the Board and the Council.
- This includes initiating, planning, and designing research projects on novel drug payment policies, summarizing the results of health care research outlined for the Board authorizing legislation, conducting research on a variety of drug policy topics, presenting to the Board and different stakeholders, and writing reports with actionable recommendations as mandated in the authorizing legislation.
- Ability to communicate effectively with different audiences including industry representatives, policymakers, and the public.
- Three years of experience evaluating, analyzing, researching and developing health care services, policies and programs.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and Google Suite.
- Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple, ongoing projects.
- An understanding of pharmaceutical drug payment policies and industry pricing practices.
- Demonstrated experience analyzing financial data, claims data, or public health data, and the ability to interpret data analysis produced by others.
- Understanding of state legislative processes (preferably Maryland’s).
- Strong writing and public speaking capabilities are essential.
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Demonstrated knowledge of health policy (including an understanding of the regulation of the health care system at the federal and state level).
- Highly self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision in business start-up environment.
Company: State of Maryland
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Maryland, United States
Application Deadline: N/A