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Danaher Corporation Manager, Federal Health Policy & Reimbursement Strategy -FFS in Springfield, Missouri

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At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Manager, Federal Health Policy & Reimbursement Policy for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for identifying and leading Medicare coverage and payment policy strategies that will enable favorable reimbursement for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics products and technologies.

This position is part of the Global Market Access, Health Economics & Policy Team and is fully remote in either the Eastern or Central time zone. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Global Market, Health Economics & Policy Team and report to the Director, Global Market Access, Health Economics & Policy responsible for developing and leading Medicare coverage and payment policy and reimbursement strategies for a portfolio of innovative products and technologies.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assess, develop and execute on market access, federal health policy and reimbursement strategies for innovative IVD products and technologies

  • Monitor and identify market access and reimbursement opportunities and potential headwinds under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) health programs, payment systems and reimbursement policies

  • Analyze, quantify and communicate potential business impacts of CMS and its contractor's coding, coverage and payment policies

  • Lead and support internal and external stakeholder (e.g., coalition, trade association) advocacy efforts to improve CMS coverage pathways and payment policies to ensure favorable access and reimbursement for existing and novel products and technologies

  • Prepare comment letters, policy briefs, publications, and other persuasive communications and resources to support policy objectives

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years’ experience OR Master's Degree with 7+ years’ experience in IVD Health Policy and Reimbursement similar relevant expertise OR 10+ years’ Medicare FFS policy & reimbursement experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products: PowerPoint (animation, graphics, infographics, explainers); Excel (advanced data analytics, visuals such as charts, dashboards and other visuals; database creation and management); Teams (Whiteboard, Forms, Surveys, OneNote, e.g.)

  • 5+ years of continuous, recent IVD industry experience developing and leading Medicare health policy & reimbursement strategies across CMS payment systems, fee schedules, quality programs and initiatives (e.g., IPPS, OPPS, ASC, PFS, MIPS, CMMI, APMs, ACOs, etc.)

  • Ability to apply insights and analytical skills, critical thinking and sound judgment to solve problems with limited information

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, estimated to be 15% - 25%

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Professional coding certification via the American Academy of Professional Coders (e.g., CPC), American Health Information Management Association (e.g., RHIA) or other relevant accredited coding organization.

  • Exceptional storytelling, communication and public speaking skills



At Beckman Coulter Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home in the Eastern or Central US time zones. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics can provide.

The salary range for this role is $140-170K. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.