Manager, Market Access & Reimbursement Strategy

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Irvine, CA
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Direct Hire
Nov 09, 2018
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As Manager of Market Access and Reimbursement Strategy, responsibilities will include, the development of the overarching global strategy for reimbursement and market access early in product development and providing key guidance to these programs on necessary evidence development and stakeholder needs that reflect global payer and economic decision-maker needs. This individual will possess an understanding of principles and concepts in reimbursement and health economics and be capable of articulating the current reimbursement and future market access landscape to functional leaders and staff. This individual acts as a business partner/consultant, applying influence management with cross functional leaders and staff within the Company. 
Job description:
  • Drive the development of global reimbursement and market access strategies for integration into the development, sales and marketing of the TMTT portfolio in early to late development.
  • Generate evidence through relevant clinical trial sub-studies and outcomes research to support evidence requirements for coverage and healthcare budget allocation for the TMTT portfolio.
  • Ensure patient-reported outcomes and economic endpoints are included in, or separate from, the trial to support economic value assessments and aspirational messages to support global market access.
  • Maintain a global strategic reimbursement plan for each product. 
  • Create economic models, dossiers, presentations and other materials to articulate and enhance the value message associated with our TMTT portfolio.
  • Collaborate with regional Market Access teams to develop and implement key components of the reimbursement and market access strategy
  • Support the US coding, coverage and payment strategy for various relevant products in the TMTT portfolio.
  • Facilitate meetings with health care professionals and reimbursement and economic consultants as required to support strategic development or tactical implementation.
  • Use analytical skills and judgment to solve problems with limited information at hand.
  • Communicate complicated matters in a simple, structured way to internal and external customers.
  • The successful candidate will work across the organization and develop strong internal and external relationships to achieve health economics and reimbursement goals and objectives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science, health economics, health policy, or related field required. Advanced degree (e.g. MBA or MPH) is desirable.
  • A minimum of three years of Medtech related Health Economics, Reimbursement or Market Access expertise with demonstrated success.
  • Experience with OUS market access environment and ability to effectively communicate and incorporate regional requirements in overall strategic plans is required.
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with intricate planning and strong tactical execution.
  • Influence management skills and ability to work effectively in a matrixed organization and between competing organizations.
  • Understanding of key public and private payer policy infrastructure, payment methodologies coding and coverage; health policy trends, and current business challenges.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially presentation development.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills and experience working with various internal business partners (especially Sales, Marketing, Clinical, Regulatory, Legal, and Government Affairs staff) to provide insight into key market access issues.
  • Previous experience in or strong working knowledge of medical device industry, especially with functional responsibility in health economics and reimbursement planning and program implementation.
  • Formal training or experience in health economics and/or outcomes research a strong plus.
  • Domestic and international travel up to 25%.

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