Director, Market Access and Reimbursement

Alameda, CA, US.

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Our location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Director, Market Access and Reimbursement. This individual will set strategic direction, lead development and communication of 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 analysis and strategy (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.

What You’ll Work On

• Sets direction and leads cross-functional teams on development of health economic, value messaging, reimbursement and coverage strategies based on robust understanding of physicians, business/practice managers, payers, and their decision making systems.

• Provides direction on payer strategy. Manages key relationships with providers, payer, international reimbursement teams and sales force as appropriate. Support each customer group in a manner that reflects their needs and expectations of the business partnership and working with internal cross-functional teams to communicate the Abbott value proposition

• Provides strategic direction and customer perspective on development of internal/external coding/coverage/reimbursement strategies, education, tools and support.

• Provides strategic direction on economic buyer and commercial payer-related issues related to reimbursement, coverage, and contracting for the Abbott product portfolio.

•·Set direction for communication strategies to keep internal Abbott management regularly informed about coding/coverage/reimbursement issues affecting the company and its customers. Provide leadership for world-wide communication.

• Set direction for communication strategies to keep internal Abbott management regularly informed about coding/coverage/reimbursement issues affecting the company and its customers. Provide leadership for world-wide communication

• Sets direction for outside vendor relationships and projects.

• Manages cost center budget; may supervise department budget.

•Represents Abbott externally

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum of 7 years’ of functional experience in reimbursement

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* 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.

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working At Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

·         Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

·         Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

·         An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

·         Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit – an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

·         A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

·         A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

The base pay for this position is $164,900.00 – $329,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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