Health Policy Analyst

  • Full-Time Job
  • Remote

Website American Institutes for Research


Join AIR as a Health Policy Analyst (Research Assistant) with our Health team providing operations and policy support to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) Marketplace Plan Management Group, which is responsible for the annual certification of Qualified Health Plans offered on the Marketplace. The ideal candidate will enjoy applying health policy knowledge to support tasks, such as certification reviews, and be dedicated to supporting efforts to advance access to quality, equitable, and affordable care. The selected candidate will aid support teams in assessing QHP compliance with certification review requirements related to topics such as network adequacy, for example, and help with meeting support across teams.

The responsibilities for the position include:

  • Managing administrative aspects of projects, including scheduling client and internal meetings, meeting material preparation, and note taking during client meetings.
  • Supporting the preparation of standardized operating procedures, work plans and client ready reports.
  • Conducting literature reviews of technical and professional publications.
  • Participating in the design of research studies and preparing findings presentations.
  • Supporting business development proposals to include tracking and resume collection.

Education, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in degree in public health, public policy, economics, or related field.
  • Knowledge of health care policy topics, such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance Exchanges, network adequacy, pharmacy benefit management, interoperability, and/or health care quality initiatives strongly preferred.
  • Proposal and report preparation experience.
  • Experience with qualitative and/or quantitative research methods.


  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing error free client deliverables.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work efficiently in a virtual work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure effective communication with individuals at all levels and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and in a team environment.

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