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Field Reimbursement Manager, US Market Access, Neurology- Gulf Coast

Location Wilmington, Delaware, United States Job ID R-196692 Date posted 08/07/2024

This is what you will do:

The Field Reimbursement Manager (FRM) will be responsible for managing accounts in a specified region focusing on but not limited to Neurology. The FRM is responsible for providing access and reimbursement education to HCP office personnel including medical policies, prior authorization requirements, coding and billing, product access via buy-bill or specialty pharmacy and site of care options and restrictions with the goal of minimizing barriers to therapy. The FRM also supports by providing general education and case-specific guidance in response to PA denials and post service reimbursement issues.  

Patients are Alexion’s Guiding Star and are served every day by Alexion employees and their trusted partners with their hearts and minds.  Alexion’s goal is to create purpose-driven performance; all are accountable to achieving their commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity so they can deliver on the patients that rely on them.

You will be responsible for:

  • Partnering with Alexion cross-functional partners on overall account and territory strategy to maximize internal/external customer knowledge on payor policy and processes
  • Being a subject matter expert on reimbursement and regional-specific access landscape. This includes payorpolicies, prior authorization requirements, denials, appeals, peer to peer and other education required to navigate access for coverage of Alexion therapies
  • Creating short-term & long-term strategic account plans focused on increasing customers knowledge for key accounts
  • Collaborating with Alexion OneSource Patient Services on individual case management needs related to HCP education on reimbursement issues
  • Leveraging all available resources including internal data to develop and execute account plans/call purpose
  • Complying with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Alexion activities; works with the highest degree of professionalism and in accordance with the company’s code of Ethics and Business Conduct  
  • Complying with annual budget allocation within respective territory

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in the healthcare and/or pharmaceutical/ biotech industry
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with buy and bill and/or specialty pharmacy networks
  • Understanding of access process from Rx to infusion/injection
  • Experience with products that require prior authorization and clear understanding of related billing, coding and in-office support
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels, inside and outside of the company
  • Ability to educate physicians and other healthcare professionals with confidence and expertise in an office procedural environment
  • Strong rapport building and active listening skills
  • Problem solver with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude and working proficiency in using iPad and working proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • The duties of this role are generally conducted in a field environment.  As is typical of a field-based role, employees must be able, with or without an accommodation to: travel by public transportation, automobile, train, or plane; work comfortably in a clinical setting; use a computer; engage in communications via phone, video, and electronic messaging; problem solve; engage in complex and non-linear thought, analysis, and dialogue; collaborate with others; maintain general availability during standard business hours  

Travel and Role Related Areas

  • Ability to travel to work related meetings and functions and ability to travel overnight for 1-4 nights per week
  • Ability to travel up to 75%
  • Ability to drive to assigned targets within the territory using own automobile (a car allowance is provided)
  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to travel regionally and cover large multi-state territories
  • Must reside in the region; relocation assistance is not provided
  • Reside within assigned geography miles near the following cities:  Birmingham, AL, Montgomery, AL, Huntsville, AL, Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN

We would prefer for you to have:

  • Rare disease experience
  • 3+ years of field reimbursement experience
  • Understanding of the top payors within the assigned geography
  • Experience in launching a new specialty pharmaceutical/biologic product or new product indication
  • Experience working through complex reimbursement issues

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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