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Director Field Health Economics & Reimbursement (HE&R)

Home-based, US.

We are recruiting a Director, Field Health Economics & Reimbursement (HE&R) to lead our Cardiac Rhythm Management Field Reimbursement Team. This position will lead a team that educates healthcare decision-makers and clinicians on device-specific reimbursement to establish and maintain economic awareness. This role also works with regional HE&R peers to strengthen reimbursement fundamentals and patient access strategies. Key internal customers may include therapy access teams, payer relations, operations, marketing, clinical, and sales teams. Key external customers may include provider customers (hospital economic stakeholders and physicians), government agencies (CMS/ Medicare), private payers, physician societies, and industry trade associations.

What You’ll Do

  • Interpret and integrate business strategies into actionable, value-added health economics and reimbursement initiatives.
  • Lead the HE&R field team responsible for executing the reimbursement strategy in collaboration with internal and external partners.
  • Co-create economic and value messaging materials to assist with internal and external customer education.
  • Participate in cross-departmental meetings and conference calls to provide input and guidance regarding market dynamics and issues needing focus, attention, and action.
  • Successful leadership and strong ability to make effective decisions independently while working in a matrix and off-site environment.
  • Excellent communication skills required (written and verbal). Must be able to communicate effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Manage team travel and entertainment within the confines of the allowable budget.
  • Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education And Experience You’ll Bring

Required   

  • Bachelors and 15+ years of experience or advanced degree (masters or PHD or MD) with equivalent experience.
  • Expertise in health economics research, market access, and coverage, coding and reimbursement mechanisms in the US and globally.
  • Successful record of leading groups of people, including cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in medical device or pharmaceutical space.
  • Conceive and direct analysis of health care clinical, health economic and outcomes data for to support clinical, administrative and/or market development, health policy and publication strategy initiatives. Knowledgeable about product development process (R&D) as well as commercialization.
  • Understanding the principals and practical application of value-based pricing and product access. Experience with building global/ regional dossiers.
  • Must be able to influence and negotiate at many levels within the organization and a variety of different groups including regulatory, marketing, sales, legal, clinical and medical affairs and project management, strong team player.
  • Ability to interpret and integrate business strategies into actionable, value-added health economics and reimbursement initiatives.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of US and global healthcare payer systems, including expertise in health care financing, reimbursement policies related to the device industry, and technology assessment.
  • Experience working with government reimbursement agencies, hospital administrators/economic stakeholders at all levels, and health plan, managed care and/or physician group payers.
  • Understanding of profit and loss statements. Manage department budget, budget planning, divisional plan and LRP process.
  • Successful leadership and strong ability to make effective decisions independently while working in a matrix and off-site environment.
  • Decisive and quick thinker who is able to deal with abstract concepts and handle ambiguity well. Innovative and able to create opportunities that impact the business.
  • Excellent communication skills required (written and verbal). Must be able to communicate effectively to diverse audiences.

Preferred

  • Medical device experience in cardiovascular area.
  • Formal training in health economics, public health, health services research, policy analysis, epidemiology, biostatistics, health care administration or related discipline.
  • Experience in gaining payer coverage decisions and developing payer coverage policies.
  • Passion for elevating adjacent capabilities by positioning access principles as strategic enablers

What We Offer

At Abbott, You Can Have A Good Job That Can Grow Into A Great Career. We Offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives, and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness, and occupational health programs. Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

For years, Abbott’s medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it’s a glucose monitoring system, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live better and healthier lives. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve the quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks.

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

The base pay for this position is $136,000.00 – $272,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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