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Senior Manager, US Market Access and Reimbursement, iTind

Req ID:  2783



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

This position is US corporate position responsible for strategic oversight and execution of reimbursement activities related to iTind coding, payment and coverage trends.  The candidate will provide strategic guidance to internal business units about reimbursement challenges and opportunities and working on potential reimbursement pathways to secure or optimize reimbursement. This person will also assist in the development of tools and programs to educate customer and expand US market access by means of reimbursement and implementation of market access strategies.

Job Duties

* Strategic oversight and analysis of US reimbursement trends including CMS policy, coding changes, payment amounts and coverage status, primarily for iTind. 


* Execution of reimbursement and market access plan for iTind, or other Olympus products, as assigned.


* Coordinate response to CMS on all reimbursement matters impacting Olympus products.


* Work to secure national facility reimbursement including new reimbursement submission new Tech APC or pass through submissions.


* Assist in the development of CPT coding strategy for new products, handling CPT coding submission or revisions. Working in close contact with professional societies regarding submission needs.


*Ability to lead professional society engagement related to coding, reimbursement, payer engagement for Olympus products.


* Educate team on reimbursement and coding submission requirements for each coding or reimbursement pathway. Evaluate reimbursement pathway strategy likelihood of success and investment and critical path timelines.


* Provide strategic oversight into  field based reimbursement hotline and other programs that support Olympus customers in the area of reimbursement and market access Monitor implementation of these programs and suggest refinements.


* Oversee the development of reimbursement collateral materials to support customers and field reimbursement manager team.


* Provide strategic guidance to each business unit regarding evolving reimbursement trends and implications.


* Analyze secondary data from for both Medicare and commercial payers related to reimbursement and trends.


* Oversee the development of US payer market research for iTind or other assigned products.


* Provide US reimbursement education to upstream and downstream marketing so they may have a foundation for reimbursement to guide their decision-making.


* Establish 3rd party advocacy efforts to support reimbursement with national HTA bodies, guidelines committees and national policy organizations, as directed.


* Work with Olympus medical affairs to support the inclusion of Olympus products into society practice guidelines or government issued guidelines and standard of care.

Job Requirements



Bachelor’s degree is required and a concentration in health policy or business is preferred, or equivalent experience.


* Minimum of 5 years experience in working with medical device company, pharma and/or healthcare consulting  to support reimbursement and market access initiatives.


* Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.):   25-40% travel on a monthly basis may be required.




Expert knowledge of US reimbursement system: reimbursement, coding, billing and market access, policy and trends.


* Project management experience.


* Preference for candidate having relevant coding certifications.


* Ability to distill complex regulations and trends into a simple message for internal and external customers.


* Strong competitor knowledge of procedure and reimbursement implications.


* Business acumen in working with and interpreting financial information and trends.


* Superior presentation skills able to deliver information in a compelling way.


* Strong customer focus responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Chelmsford || 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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