Senior Director, Policy & Reimbursement
Company: Novocure Inc
Posted on: February 9, 2024
JOB SUMMARY:The Senior Director, Policy & Reimbursement will lead
Novocure's strategy and implementation for plans to secure coding,
coverage and reimbursement for Novocure's products.
The Senior Director, Policy & Reimbursement will report to the Vice
President, Public Affairs. This is a full-time, exempt, remote role
tied to the Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania office.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, execute, and lead public policy strategies that align with
Novocure's US business goals. Analyze and respond to regulatory
proposals, including those from CMS and other relevant agencies.
Collaborate closely with the Government Affairs team to shape
government priorities and provide strategic support for
initiatives. Oversee the preparation of persuasive policy
documents, briefings, and presentations. Establish and maintain
strong working relationships with key external stakeholders,
including HHS, trade associations, think tanks, and more. Clearly
communicate Novocure's positions on critical issues to federal
agencies and external stakeholders, positioning the company and its
executives as thought leaders in healthcare policy and
Commercial Coverage Strategy
Develop and lead the comprehensive coverage strategy for Novocure's
portfolio of therapies in the United States. Collaborate with
executive leadership and the Director of Payer Contracting and
Relationship Management to build and maintain strong relationships
with national health insurance providers. Create and execute
strategies to maximize coverage of Novocure's products among
commercial payors in US markets, working closely with Medical,
Commercial, and Revenue Operations teams. Collaborate with Clinical
teams to inform evidence development strategies necessary to secure
coverage and reimbursement. Support the US clinical guidelines and
pathways strategy by engaging internal and external stakeholders.
Evaluate opportunities to secure physician reimbursement for
services related to Novocure's technologies, including treatment
planning, simulation, and patient management.
Government Payor Contracting & Coverage
Together with executive leadership, lead governmental payer
coverage, contracting, payment submissions, and contract
management. Develop and maintain strong relationships with key
government payors, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and the Department
of Veterans Affairs, to ensure optimal reimbursement and coverage
for Novocure's therapies. Lead the submission, pull-through
efforts, and contract management associated with Medicare, State
Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, and other government payers in the
These responsibilities are integral to our mission of improving
access to innovative technology in Oncology and ensuring the
success of Novocure in the dynamic healthcare landscape.
Bachelor's Degree is required, with a preference for a Master's or
Professional degree in relevant fields.
10-12 years of progressive experience in health policy, market
access, or similar roles.
Expertise in coding, coverage, and payment for medical device
Strong leadership, strategic thinking, and communication
Profound understanding of the US healthcare system, payor
economics, and policy trends.
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
Travel - up to 25%
Patient-forward: aspiring to make a difference in cancer.
Our patient-forward mission
Together with our patients, we strive to extend survival in some of
the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and
commercializing our innovative therapy.
Our patient-forward values
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.
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