Director- Reimbursement Strategy, Data Analytics & Health Policy (Remote) – 000026KM

at Xcenda (view profile)
Location Anywhere, United States of America
Date Posted April 12, 2021
Category Pricing & Reimbursement
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Director or Senior Director
Sponsorship available? Yes
Other Locations United States


Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

What you will be doing

This position plays an integral role in developing, delivering and selling data-driven solutions to clients as part of evolving our Reimbursement Policy Analytics offering . At Xcenda we are passionate about helping our clients anticipate reimbursement challenges and creating targeted reimbursement and health policy solutions that maximize patient access at every stage of the product life cycle.

Success as the Reimbursement Policy Analytics Lead will largely depend on the ability to perform the following functions holistically:

  • Quickly recognize and understand clients’ business questions
  • Develop data-driven solutions and analysis frameworks that clearly answer those questions
  • Execute analysis plans effectively and efficiently and be flexible enough to shift directions, if needed
  • Interpret and summarize results accurately
  • Create story-based narratives that articulate how results directly inform product launch strategies or influence policy decisionmakers

As a Reimbursement Policy Analytics Lead, a typical day might include:

  • Serving as a senior member of the Reimbursement Policy Analytics service offering as part of the Reimbursement & Policy Insights team
  • Maintaining current, and developing new, client relationships around quantitative health policy analytics with a focus on pharmaceuticals
  • Refining and further develop relevance and breadth of existing RPA offering
  • Overseeing and reviewing quantitative policy analyses, including claims data analyses, Medicare payment system analyses, and budget score models to prioritize issues that influence client’s ability to operate effectively as an innovative company
  • Developing Excel-based reimbursement analyses and models and using prior SAS programming experience to either perform analyses or coach SAS coders through complex programming strategies
  • Managing company’s data repository and coordinating across corporate units to maximize use of available data for client projects
  • Identifying new data sources and meeting with data vendors to evaluate their data asset and use case scenarios for reimbursement and health policy projects
  • Collaborating with other Xcenda service lines that include the HEOR, RWE, and economic modelling teams on data-driven projects and business development opportunities with reimbursement elements
  • Monitoring policy strategies and initiatives that address key issues in health care environment, including pharmaceutical coverage/access and reimbursement, and provide strategic consulting services to clients to support clients’ business priorities
  • Identifying how legislative and regulatory issues will affect clients and their portfolios, and using a variety of data sets, provide insights to internal team members and external clients regarding emerging policies to inform Xcenda’s business development strategy
  • Securing opportunities and writing new business development proposals, and coordinate with cross-company team members for RFP responses and presentations
  • Developing content marketing materials that highlight Xcenda’s understanding of reimbursement, policy, and economics issues
  • Performing interviews and contribute to various industry publications on AmerisourceBergen’s behalf as policy subject matter expert
  • Training, supervising, and serving as coach/mentor to members of Reimbursement Policy Insights team, particularly those involved in analytics
  • Coordinating with scientific division to enhance cross-functional sales for clients, including projects focused on value, quality, and health economics and outcomes


What your background should look like (minimum qualifications)
  • Graduate degree in public policy, healthcare policy or law, or another related field
  • Minimum of 8+ years relevant healthcare policy and reimbursement experience
  • Quantitative analytical skills, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and SAS
  • Experience and comfort with existing Medicare and commercial data sets, including but not limited to medical claims, prescription drug claims, hospital chargemaster data, medical policy data, rx formulary coverage data
  • Deep understanding of Medicare payment policies, particularly related to pharmaceuticals and associated services
  • Experience in a wide range of topics, including coverage, coding, and payment across commercial and public payers, drug distribution and specialty pharmacy, and patient support services
  • Ability to translate detailed technical information to others with limited experience in policy or quantitative analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills to convey complex and changing legislation, regulations, and their impact
  • Ability to travel 15 - 20%
What AmerisourceBergen offersWe offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

  • Healthcare for associates and eligible dependents, same-sex and domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Retirement benefits and more…

Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.

About AmerisourceBergenAmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 10 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies. Powered by our associates around the world, we provide pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care.  We operate the backbone of the healthcare supply chain. We drive the future of local care delivery.  We guide medical innovations to market.  We create healthier futures.

Primary Location

United States-Texas-Carrollton 

Plano Pkwy 
5025 Plano Parkway 
 Carrollton 75010

Other Locations

United States-Oregon-Remote, United States-Arizona-Remote, United States-North Carolina-Remote, United States-Pennsylvania-Remote, United States-Ohio-Remote, United States-Virginia-Remote, United States-Texas-Remote, United States-Tennessee-Remote, United States-California-Remote, United States-Illinois-Remote, United States-Georgia-Remote, United States-New York-Remote, United States-New Mexico-Remote, United States-South Carolina-Remote, United States-New Jersey-Remote, United States-Florida-Remote 

This is a remote role for candidates located anywhere in the United States.



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