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Senior Manager, HEMA - Health Policy & Reimbursement Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): US-MA-Marlborough

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:
The Senior Manager, Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA) will oversee Health Policy & Reimbursement activities in support of our Interventional Cardiology businesses (Coronary Therapies, Structural Heart Valve, WATCHMAN LAAC). The Sr. Manager will serve as a subject matter expert regarding US Health policy and payment trends and will work in close collaboration with our corporate HEMA and Government Affairs colleagues to anticipate, monitor and positively influence payer policies. 
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as Interventional Cardiology (IC) lead in the review and analysis of annual CMS rulemaking for IPPS, OPPS, ASC and PFS. Collaborate with HEMA Analysts to prepare internal and external communications. Collaborate with Corporate HEMA team to develop comments in response to topics of importance to IC with strategic guidance from HEMA Directors to positively influence our business.
  • Maintain proficiency in current and evolving health policy topics (e.g. VBP, MIPS, MCIT, Telehealth, AI) to inform HEMA strategies and landscape assessments, especially for emerging markets. Serve as content expert for IC-HEMA team and the IC liaison to Payer Relations and Global Health Policy team at Corporate.
  • Serve as technical expert for IC-HEMA on cardiovascular coding topics relevant to IC procedures and services. Provide coding expertise to the IC-HEMA team in support of data analytics initiatives, Health Economics research (incl. Real World Evidence), and market assessments.
  • Participate in industry coalitions and work groups (e.g. AdvaMed, MDMA). Communicate relevant updates to IC-HEMA franchise Directors and collaborate with these leaders to define and communicate BSC policy positions.
  • Attend CPT panel meetings and the CPT and RBRVS Annual Symposium as a BSC representative. Proactively identify topics of interest. Collect pertinent information and communicate back to the HEMA team and the businesses as appropriate.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings with relevant Professional Societies. Collect topics, communicate agendas in advance and serve as meeting moderator. Document and communicate discussion topics and action items.
  • Develop and deliver educational content on health policy, reimbursement, and documentation topics for HEMA colleagues, cross-functional colleagues and sales team representatives. Prepare FAQs related to reimbursement and documentation topics of importance to our customers. Support HEMA Analysts in reviewing customer inquiries and assisting with responses as needed.
  • Coordinate with Senior HEMA team members and global HEMA partners to develop market access assessments, health economic and clinical strategy to facilitate global reimbursement and funding, and influence IC Franchise plans. 
  • Present complex information to a broad and diverse group of stakeholders. 
  • US-focused overnight travel estimated at 10-15%.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in economics, healthcare administration, health policy, public health, or similar discipline
  • 7+ years working in the delivery and/or administration of healthcare or the medical device industry, including cardiovascular experience
  • Knowledge of CPT codes, relative value units (RVUs), HCPCS codes, Ambulatory Payment Categories (APCs), and ICD-10 codes diagnosis and procedure codes and MS-DRGs
  • Interventional Cardiology industry experience
  • Experienced and knowledgeable regarding Medicare policies and processes affecting the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Outpatient Payment System (OPPS) and Inpatient Payment System (IPPS)
  • Understanding of hospital financial systems and management practices
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Periodic domestic travel estimated at 10%, including overnight 

Preferred qualifications

  • An advanced degree such as an MBA, MPH, MHA, MS, MSc in health policy, health economics, healthcare administration, health services research, public health or similar discipline 
  • Certified Coder credentials in the cardiovascular space
  • Experience in global market access, health policy and reimbursement



Requisition ID: 525168


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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