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Policy Analyst (Remote)



Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023
At Plume, we’re on a mission to radically transform healthcare access for the transgender and gender-nonconforming communities. As a trans-founded company, we're proud to be building a virtual care home that makes a difference in countless lives. Are you ready to be part of our growing team in the healthtech industry?
Available to over 1 million transgender individuals across 45 states, we're growing fast and need passionate, talented individuals like you to join our journey and help us to increase access to life-saving Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy and transform healthcare for every trans life. If you have a heart-forward approach and resonate with our values, we'd love to hear from you!
Our Core Values:
🌈 We Are Authentic: We opt for honest and direct conversations. We strive to be vulnerable and connect authentically.
🌈 We Are Accountable: We follow up and commit to each other within the community and to ourselves.
🌈 We Are Growth-Oriented: We take the initiative, we’re proactive learners, and we tackle new challenges.
🌈 We Are Inclusive: We’re considerate of working across diverse experiences. Every voice is valuable in serving our vision. We have an unusual bias for seeking input.
🌈 We Are Collaborative: We put “we” before I, we stay engaged and communicative when we disagree, and we can commit even if we’re not in complete agreement.
🌈 We Are Trans-Informed: We ask “why?” and distrust the status quo. We honor awkwardness & experimentation over polish and how things have always been done.
About the Role:
As our next Policy Analyst, you'll dive deep into the intricate world of legislation, regulations, and policy affecting healthcare access for our patients, shining a light on the nuances that impact the trans community during these trying times. You're not just researching and monitoring; you're deciphering, understanding, and translating complexities into actionable insights for the team. We rely on your expertise to navigate the ever-evolving regulatory and legal landscape. With every report you craft and every stakeholder briefing you lead, you help us remain compliant, informed, and steadfast in our vision to transform healthcare for every trans life. Your work here is not just about analysis—it's about advocacy. Join us, and let's amplify the voice of those who need our help the most.
If our mission and values speak to you, you’re a legislative analyst with experience, and you have a deep understanding of the trans experience, we can't wait to meet you!


  • Conduct in-depth research on various legislative and regulatory matters, especially focusing on healthcare and telehealth regulations with a particular focus on how they affect trans patients
  • Monitor and track new/emerging laws, bills, regulations, and industry trends at both the state and federal levels
  • Keep relevant stakeholders informed about any changes or updates that may have legal or operational implications for the company, including potential anti-trans legislation or otherwise
  • Translate complex legal topics into clear, concise, and timely explanations for internal stakeholders, conveying them in various formats
  • Collaborate with the General Counsel, clinical leadership and other stakeholders to provide insights and recommendations
  • Prepare and deliver educational materials on legal and compliance topics for the company's employees and stakeholders
  • Assist with ensuring the company's adherence to healthcare and telehealth regulations, including medical boards, nursing boards, HIPAA, DEA matters, state and federal laws, and SOC2 requirements
  • Aid in drafting, reviewing, and organizing contracts and other legal agreements, ensuring standard terms and conditions are met
  • Oversee databases containing legal research, case law, and regulatory updates, ensuring information is accessible and well-organized
  • Collaborate to align company policies and procedures with changes in laws and regulations
  • Due to the nature of startups, this role is expected to be dynamic and may evolve to encompass additional duties and ad hoc projects as needed

Must Haves:

  • Demonstrated experience in policy analysis, particularly in healthcare or telehealth
  • Proficiency in researching and tracking legislative and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on healthcare and telehealth regulations
  • Strong capability to analyze legislation and its potential impact on company operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; adept at translating complex legal topics into clear and concise insights
  • Understanding and appreciation of the unique challenges faced by the trans community in healthcare and the capability to present and defend a standpoint
  • Experience in actively monitoring and updating stakeholders about changes in regulations, especially those impacting the trans community

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience in telemedicine or healthtech startups, with insights into the workings of digital health platforms
  • Liaison experience with legislative bodies or advocacy groups, particularly in healthcare
  • Existing relationships with policymakers or advocacy groups are a bonus
  • Active participation in LGBTQ+ advocacy or support groups
  • Familiarity with cloud computing and database management, ensuring efficient management, storage, and retrieval of policy-related data
  • Background in project management or strategy development

Compensation & Perks:

  • $80-90,000 Annual Salary DOE
  • Ground-Floor Equity
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k)
  • Free Plume and Mental Health Subscriptions
Plume is an equal-opportunity employer. Trans and gender-nonconforming individuals are strongly encouraged to apply, particularly those who identify as people of color. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please let us know if you require any accommodations to apply or interview for this position.
Discover more about Plume at and become part of our award-winning journey towards transforming healthcare for every trans life. Join us today in shaping the future of healthtech and LGBTQ+ care!