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Health Econ, Policy & Reimbursement
20000GU8 Requisition #


Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. It’s no accident —we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe it’s the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.

The Medtronic's Medical Surgical Operating Unit and its portfolio are expanding into innovative spaces including AI – artificial intelligence, GI stents & advanced surgical techniques, ablation, surgical & diagnostic imaging.

Careers That Change Lives

Using experience, ingenuity and innovation, the Principal Reimbursement Analyst is responsible for providing leadership in the development, planning and execution of reimbursement and health economics strategies for targeted GI businesses. Key areas of focus will be products in the pipeline, currently on the market, evaluated in business development due diligence, licensing and acquisitions.  

Under the direction of the Global Senior Director, Health Economics, Policy & Reimbursement, this role will lead the charge in developing and disseminating tools while leveraging best practice sharing across targeted regions.  The focus areas of contribution are execution of reimbursement strategy and optimization, global value dossier development, literature reviews, policy analysis, health economic research & modeling targeted for publication and internal valuation. This position will be expected to provide input into product lifecycle value proposition development including analysis of regional evidence requirements, articulation of the reimbursement landscape and support of regional plans that reflect the global payer and stakeholder needs on economic value.  

 Additionally for the right candidate, this role can be remote. 

A Day In The Life

  • Lead the assessment, development and execution of US reimbursement strategies including CPT code submissions and tactics for select Medical Surgical  Gastrointestinal (GI) businesses. 
  • Ensure appropriate reimbursement, health economics and policy analyses and perspectives are integrated into business plans
  • Identify and communicate evidence requirements to optimize the global reimbursement landscape through creation of economic evidence strategies to support study and trial designs 
  • Collate and summarize existing clinical and economic evidence to support value positioning
  • Support the development of global value dossiers for government agency submissions, health technology assessment (HTA) and to underpin product value positioning 
  • Collaborate with regional HEPR country-level teams enabling customized reimbursement strategies aligned with product lifecycle position and business priorities  
  • Integrates cross-functionally with global and regional stakeholders including Medical Affairs – Clinical, Commercial, Legal, Product Development, Corporate and Global HEPR to drive reimbursement optimization
  • Monitors regional policy issues and conducts risk analysis in targeted RGI businesses; including comment submissions in collaboration with GI HEPR and Corporate Medical Surgical Health Policy
  • Develop economic research for external publications (ex. claims databases) centered on value
  • Collaborates with GI HEPR team members in VBHC program management, governance and innovation 
  • Responsible for annual objective setting and quarterly business review updates specific to reimbursement and economic deliverables for targeted GI businesses
  • Provide HEPR training and education programs to internal teams and may also engage externally with MDT Field teams, Physicians, Hospital Administration and Payer stakeholders 
  • Develops strategic relationships with professional societies, medical associations, advocacy groups, thought leaders to provide leadership and focus in areas of mutual interest including physician reimbursement, treatment guidelines, coding, coverage and payment.

Must Have; Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in reimbursement, market access, health economics or medical device
  • Or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in reimbursement, market access, health economics or medical device

Nice To Have

  • Master’s degree in health policy, business administration, public administration or a related discipline 
  • Knowledge of medical device lines (diagnostics/therapeutics/monitoring) including related HEPR dynamics and anticipated impact on product life cycle and commercialization 
  • Ability to give best in class reimbursement advice to business unit Medical Affairs, Commercial and Development teams, either directly or by leveraging external expertise through consultants 
  • Experience designing and supporting device value propositions targeted towards payers and providers
  • 1-3 years of global experience collaborating with local market access teams, payers, providers 
  • Clear understanding of Commercial functional process & incentives or direct experience  
  • Able to apply strong analytical skills to a variety of situations of varying ambiguity 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed organization including Director-level teams
  • Project leadership experience leading cross-functional teams and through consultants 
  • Experience with Microsoft suite of products with an emphasis on PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Novice to Intermediate modeling (ex. Excel) experience 
  • Able to work independently
  • Experience working in a an early-stage or fast-paced entrepreneurial environment 
  • Experience reviewing HTAs, coverage policies, payment regulations and interpreting business impact
  • Ability to forge alliances and stay connected with business unit partners on a day-to-day basis
  • Must be self-motivated with effective communication skills to facilitate collaboration among  businesses and to direct and motivate others.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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