Field Reimbursement Manager – Cardio – Atlanta East – Remote

Field Reimbursement Manager – Cardio – Atlanta East – Remote

Job Description

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

The FRM will provide education and support the integration of account implementation plans for our Cardiovascular portfolio with practices and sites of care where applicable. They also develop compliant and customer-centric reimbursement support strategies and proactively communicate payer policy criteria. Additionally, the FRM will analyze reimbursement and access issues and, in conjunction with their manager, act as the local access and reimbursement resource for internal Novartis partners in their assigned geography. The FRM will coordinate cross functionally within Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC) (i.e. ARM, Market Access, PSS, Field Sales and applicable third-parties) to support drug accessibility.

Your Key Responsibilities
• Work with internal partners to build strategic patient access and reimbursement account plans and review franchise, market access, and PSS business plans and objectives.
• Identify facilities that are capable of buying & billing for priority engagement.
• Educate facility staff on NPC policies related to ordering, payment, inventory, product returns and replacement to support full integration of product into practice workflow.
• Partner with internal and external stakeholders to identify, anticipate and address patient and practice reimbursement issues; Implement updates/changes to POA based on solutions generated to address issues.
• Communicate and explain payer policy updates or system changes that impact access in assigned accounts.
• Proactively communicate Novartis specific patient services programs, policies, procedures and resource so that office staff is fluent in how to use access programs for Cardiovascular portfolio.
• Execute NPC approved strategies to support appropriate coverage and payment. Provide information about product coverage, coding and reimbursement, as appropriate, both internally to appropriate functions and externally to key customers within assigned accounts.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

What You’ll Bring to the Role:
• 5+ years in commercial life sciences (pharma or biotechnology) or related industry.
• Superb knowledge of buy-and-bill reimbursement pathway.
• Experience working with established injection networks.
• Possess a strong understanding of Commercial payers, Medicare plans and state Medicaid in geographic region.
• Significant experience in patient assistance support, reimbursement support and other access programs.

• Bachelor’s Degree required. Business and/or biological science education preferred.

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Atlanta, GA
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Market Access
Full Time