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Director, Corporate 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): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Maple Grove

 

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 Director, Corporate Health Policy & Reimbursement for the Global Corporate HEMA team develops and directs the strategy and methods across all BSC businesses to optimize reimbursement with government payers, including Medicare, and accelerate BSC's reputation as a global leader in health care reimbursement.  The Director will advance key BSC reimbursement objectives with government, trade, and other reimbursement stakeholder groups.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure strong relationships with government payers (including Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide access and ensure favorable coverage and payment for all Boston Scientific products and procedures.
  • Predict and help avoid negative government policies that would reduce coverage, payment, and volume and/or increase price pressures.
  • Ensure BSC voice/perspective influences priorities and policy positions in key trade and external health policy organizations.
  • Design real-world data (RWD) analyses to support favorable coverage and reimbursement in coordination with Corporate HEMA Health Economics COE and Data Research and Analytics.
  • Ensure internal alignment on key policy and reimbursement priorities and risks and execute action plans to address.
  • Build HEMA community of practice by sharing best practices and educating HEMA and commercial teams on Medicare and other reimbursement changes relevant to the business.
  • Monitor policy developments that impact the reimbursement of BSC products and communicate to HEMA team and senior leaders as appropriate.
  • Direct and supervise staff (Corporate, Division HEMA, Government Affairs, trade associations, and KOLs) as necessary to implement the above tasks.

 

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 7 years working health care reimbursement experience, including direct experience creating and executing  Medicare strategies medical products.
  • Strong knowledge of Medicare coverage and payment systems and understanding of Agency structure and decision-making processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive decisions in trade associations or similar membership organizations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, particularly communicating complex policy and reimbursement information in business relevant language.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to lead through influence.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with minimal supervision.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous people management experience in the reimbursement/market access field.
  • Experience at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
  • Experience in the medical device industry.
  • An advanced degree such as an MBA, MPH or MHA in health policy, health economics, healthcare administration, health services research, or similar discipline 

 

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Requisition ID: 529114

 

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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