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Project Manager,Health Economics and Reimbursement

Santa Clara, CA 95050

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Communicate value messaging for Abbott Vascular products 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. Develop and maintain key relationships with international reimbursement teams and sales force as appropriate. May be the key contact for specific data.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Provides analysis with little supervision to support development of health economic, value messaging, reimbursement and coverage strategies based on basic understanding of physicians, business/practice managers, payers, and their decision making systems.
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with international reimbursement teams and sales force as appropriate. May be the key contact for specific data.
  • Analysis with little supervision to develop internal/external coding/coverage/reimbursement education and tools.  May develop and present with support individual tools and training.
  • Provides basic information on economic buyer and commercial payer-related issues related to reimbursement, coverage, and contracting for the Abbott Vascular product portfolio.
  • Analysis with little supervision to support internal Abbott Vascular communication projects to keep management regularly informed about coding/coverage/reimbursement issues affecting the company and its customers.
  • Participates on projects with outside vendors.

    Position Accountability / Scope:

    • Participates on cross-functional teams to develop HE&R & Market Access Plans and strategies.  Ensures timely and quality HE&R & Market Access deliverables (studies, publications, dossiers, government responses, sales and education tools) that support development of strong value propositions for Abbott Vascular products.
    • Communicates with HE&R management and other departments necessary in order to facilitate achievement of reimbursement and assess objectives.
    • Participates in regular, internal platform meetings to learn and provide recommendations.
    • Participates on key HE&R strategic cross-functional teams.

      Minimum Education:

      • 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.

        Minimum Experience / Training Required:

        • 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.
        • Solid understanding of coding, billing and claims processing systems at the National, Regional and State levels in the US preferred.
        • Ability with direction to accomplish basic modeling and reimbursement analysis.  Proficiency 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.Division: MD Medical Devices
          Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
          Medical Surveillance: No
          Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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