The Reimbursement Program
Manager at Cook Medical leads the development of reimbursement strategies and
manages projects to improve market access and supports the commercialization of
Cook Medical products.
The preferred candidate
will have extensive experience in US healthcare, and working
knowledge of medical device industry, US government, and/or third-party payer.
• Develop and maintain an
unsurpassed understanding of the reimbursement systems in the US, including
reading and understanding Medicare regulations, coverage policies, program
• Assess reimbursement
opportunities and challenges facing new technologies and commercially marketed
products. Analyze and provide input to R&D and the divisions.
• Develop reimbursement
strategies to improve market access and support the commercialization of
• Manage cross-functional
projects and other activities required to achieve reimbursement strategic
objectives (e.g., preparation and submission of reimbursement applications).
• Work with relevant
external stakeholders (e.g. KOLs, medical societies, trade associations, and
private and public payers).
• Align and communicate
status of projects directly to Reimbursement Manager and divisional senior
• Serve as point of
contact for incoming questions from sales team members and external customers.
• Update and maintain
current coding, coverage, payment resources and tools to support customers.
• Provide support and
training to the Cook sales and marketing teams in addressing coding and
reimbursement issues Mentor and train new Reimbursement team members.
• Providing leadership by
making improvements of processes and systems to enhance the performance of the
• Strictly adhere to
company safety, security, quality, ethics and compliance requirements.
• Must have effective
oral and written communications throughout various levels of the global
• Perform work under
• Must work and interact
effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of
the global organization to achieve company goals.
• Must have effective oral
and written communications throughout various levels of the global
problem-solving skills and ability to work in collaborative and independent
work situations and environments with minimal supervision.
• Bachelor's Degree, or
experience of such kind and amount as to provide comparable background.
• AAPC or AHIMA coding
• Minimum 5 years of
healthcare work experience in reimbursement for a medical technology/device
company, health care consulting firm, insurance company, healthcare delivery
system, physician’s office and/or hospital.
• Knowledge and
understanding of U.S. healthcare reimbursement mechanisms (Medicare prospective
payment systems, third-party payer coverage, procedural and diagnostic coding)
and regulations related to reimbursement for medical technology products.
• Experience in providing
coding, coverage, and payment advice in a healthcare setting.
• Experience with
Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Requires occasional
early morning or evening teleconferences.
• Must be willing and
able to travel as needed.
• Works under
general office environmental conditions.
• This position is a
possible remote position but may be required to make periodic visits to a Cook
• Sits for extended
periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, etc.
We are proud to be an
equal employment opportunity employer for minorities, women, protected
veterans, disabled individuals, and any other protected class.”
Cook will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories
in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state/province and local law.