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Health Econ, Policy & Reimbursement
200000LY Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives

The purpose Purpose of the role is to lead the development and execution of the reimbursement and health economic strategies to secure optimal reimbursement and funding for designated Coronary, Renal Denervation (RDN) and peripheral vascular (PV) products and to support the establishment of these therapies as the “standard of care” within key markets in EMEA. This role will focus on establishing reimbursement of innovative new therapies, and especially on renal denervation for treating uncontrolled hypertension and coronary interventions for treating complex coronary artery disease.
The Reimbursement Manager will work as a partner to Medtronic’s businesses in developing clinical and economic evidence, health economic evaluations, value propositions, and customer-facing economic tools. This role will forge close, cross-functional working relationships with global and regional reimbursement, marketing, clinical affairs, government affairs, pricing, and other functions across the business. Working collaboratively, the Reimbursement Manager will facilitate the understanding and prioritization of market access needs across EMEA countries, develop appropriate health economic tools and value propositions to address those needs, and direct both in-house and outsourced execution of those plans. To achieve these goals, he/she will develop a deep understanding of company products, country-specific issues, policy impacts, and the types of evidence that are appropriate for supporting business unit and regional priorities.

Deliver relevant evidence and tools to meet EMEA countries’ HTA (Health Technology Assessment), reimbursement, and funding needs to expand market access of Medtronic’s coronary and renal denervation technologies.

  • Use your specialist knowledge of health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) methodologies to optimize Health Technology Assessments (HTA), Reimbursement applications, Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRG) funding mechanisms, Value Based HealthCare (VBHC) programs including risk-sharing contracts, and Hospital- or Payer-level business cases

  • Provide input to evidence development plans, including input to clinical study design, and measurement of healthcare utilization and patient-reported outcomes / quality of life

  • Execute health economic projects including cost-effectiveness, cost-utility, cost-of-illness analyses and budget impact analyses to support market access strategies

  • Develop product value stories and deliver regional value dossiers for effective and timely use in EMEA countries

  • Analyze and communicate clinical & economic evidence to target audiences within the region, including publication of research findings

  • Be an internal expert on regional reimbursement of coronary & RDN products and identify risks and opportunities for business planning processes

  • Provide therapy-specific and general reimbursement/HE education and training to key internal and external audiences within region

Expected travel: approximately 20% of regular working time

Education Required

· Postgraduate degree (MS, MPH, MPP, MBA, PhD or MD) in Economics, Health Economics, Life Sciences, Health Policy or related field required

Years of Experience
7+ years market access experience for medical devices or pharmaceutical products (reimbursement, health economics, HTA and funding applications)

Specialized Knowledge or Skills Required
7+ years’ experience in health economics, outcomes research or medical device technology assessment with a track record of successful reimbursement and funding applications in the health care environment
Good knowledge of the application, development and review of health economic models
Experience in conducting outcomes research projects and developing value propositions
Good knowledge of reimbursement systems in Europe
Fluent in English
Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work across cultures, strong project management skills, results orientation, quality orientation

Nice to Have

Additional European languages
Record of publication in peer reviewed journals
Ability to work comfortably and collaboratively in a complex, global, matrix organization
Strong interpersonal and cultural competencies
Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to diverse non-technical audiences
Cardiology knowledge

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