Abbott Program Manager, Market Access AV HEOR department in Santa Clara, California

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary

Develop and communicate value messaging for Abbott Vascular 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.

Main Responsibilities

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.

Works with minimal supervision on cross-functional teams.

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.

Works with minimal supervision on cross-functional teams.

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 Vascular 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 Vascular products.

Accountability

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 Vascular products.

Communicates with HEOR management and other departments necessary in order to facilitate achievement of reimbursement and assess objectives.

Participates in regular, internal platform meetings to influence and provide recommendations.

Participates on key HEOR strategic cross-functional teams.

Qualifications

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. Understanding of international health care systems and reimbursement desirable. Knowledge of clinical epidemiology and outcomes to help design study proposals, protocols, reports and publications. Design and conduct of systematic literature reviews. Retrospective and prospective research experience. Ability to develop SOW and work with purchasing to establish POs. May manage project budget. Strong ability to make effective decisions independently while working in a matrix and off-site environment with minimal supervision. Decisive and quick thinker who is able to deal with abstract concepts and handle ambiguity well. Excellent communication skills required (written and verbal). Must be able to communicate effectively to diverse audiences. Willing to travel up to 25%.

JOB FAMILY:

Market Access

DIVISION:

AVD Vascular

LOCATION:

United States > Santa Clara : Building B - SC Floor-2

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 25 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Yes

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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