Manager, Health Economics & Reimbursement
Posted on: December 10, 2018
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Develop and communicate value messaging for Abbott products and therapies by providing health economic and reimbursement support for customers. This may include health economic studies, health economic data analysis, reimbursement information and analysis (coverage, coding, and payment). Key internal customers may include new product planning teams, clinical science and operations, medical affairs marketing, sales and geography reimbursement teams. Key external customers may include provider customers (hospital economic buyers and physicians), private payers, government agencies, physician societies and industry trade associations. Core Job Responsibilities: Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. Provides analysis with no supervision to support cross-functional teams in development of health economic, value messaging, reimbursement and coverage strategies based on strong understanding of physicians, business/practice managers, payers, and their decision-making systems. Provides analysis with no supervision to support crossfunctional teams in development of health economic, value messaging, reimbursement and coverage strategies based on strong understanding of physicians, business/practice managers, payers, and their decision-making systems. Develop and maintain key relationships with international reimbursement teams, providers, payers, consultants and sales force as appropriate. Works with internal cross-functional teams to communicate the Abbott Vascular value proposition. Develop internal/external coding/coverage/reimbursement strategies, education, tools and support. Leads the development and presentation of tools and trainings. Provides information on economic buyer and commercial payer-related issues related to reimbursement, coverage, and contracting for the Abbott Vascular product portfolio. Develop and implement communication projects to keep internal Abbott management regularly informed about coding/coverage/reimbursement issues affecting the company and its customers. Manages projects with outside vendors. May manage project budgets. Working in conjunction with cross-functional teams to develop HEOR & Market Access Plans and strategies. Ensures timely and quality HEOR & Market Access deliverables (studies, publications, dossiers, government responses, sales and education tools) that support development of strong value propositions for Abbott products. Requirements: Bachelor's degree with 6 + years of experience or advanced degree (masters or PhD) or equivalent ? seasoned and experienced. Functional experience in reimbursement or HEOR is highly desirable. Demonstrates leadership and has potential to move to manager/director level. Experience in medical device or pharmaceutical space. Experience in cardiovascular area desirable. Broad technical knowledge of health economics and outcomes research, including proficiency in design and executive of economic modeling studies used in dossiers supporting formulary inclusion, and pricing of medical devices. Ability to manage without direction basic modeling and reimbursement analysis. Advanced Experience in Microsoft Office platform (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) required. Experience with project management, database development or statistical analysis software desirable. Experience working with health plans, managed care and/or physician group payers preferred. Experience in gaining payer coverage, coding and payment decisions and developing payer coverage policies preferred. May manage project budget. Willing to travel up to 25%. An Equal Opportunity Employer Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email email@example.com
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