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Field Reimbursement Specialist - Los Angeles, CA

Company: United BioSource Corporation.
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Reference: REQ20014138
Closing Date: 25 Jun 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

POSITION SUMMARYThe Field Reimbursement Consultant (FRC) serves as the local market coverage and access expert to minimize reimbursement barriers for patients and providers and optimize access to products in their assigned areas. ...



The Field Reimbursement Consultant (FRC) serves as the local market coverage and access expert to minimize reimbursement barriers for patients and providers and optimize access to products in their assigned areas.  The FRC will work closely with internal/external teams, project/product manager and operations leaders to support targeted accounts for customer products under both medical and pharmacy benefit designs and will be a Medicare Part B coverage and policy subject matter expert for their assigned region. They also develop ethical and customer-oriented reimbursement tactics, and proactively communicate payer criteria/terms and practices, as these relate to reimbursement. The FRS will work closely with State level policy influencers to stay abreast of changes that can impact clients’ products.


  • Provides customer and client specific reimbursement and access training and assistance to key client stakeholders.  
  • Address identified needs or gaps in product access knowledge, assists in overcoming access barriers. 
  • Conducts policy reviews and provides policy updates.  
  • Educates on claims management, billing and coding policy, and assists with prior authorizations and/or denials.
  • Works cooperatively with client sales and market access teams to provide reimbursement and subject matter expertise on product and services. 
  • Provides timely responses to all inquiries; Provides subject matter expertise on all coverage issues.
  • Demonstrates excellent market awareness.
  • Assesses client levels of product outcomes and provides follow up to promote and maintain high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with internal program team Provides guidance in and assists with the understanding of complex coverage challenges 
  • Assists in the development of a coverage and access catalog for the local market.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with manufacturer stakeholders Provides updates on coverage for local market stakeholders.
  • Collaborates and communicates on activities for awareness.
  • Attends relevant key strategic marketplace meetings and presentations.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in relevant field.
  • 8 - 12 years of experience.
  • Experience with a focus on patient access and reimbursement in Specialty/Pharma and/or Medical Device,  or contract reimbursement services experience.
  • Current, unrestricted driver’s license in state of residence.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Current driver’s license and safe driving record; use of computer, mobile phone, printer and fax.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Working knowledge of business financials.
  • Negotiation and leadership skills are essential.
  • Superior working knowledge of specialty product channels and a keen awareness of specialty product distribution.
  • Results oriented; leverages effective influencing and relationship skills.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage work load independently.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Solid leadership and ability to drive initiatives cross functionally.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (extensively and on weekends at times) to meet goals.
  • Excellent critical and analytical thinking capabilities.
  • Driving focus on continuous improvement and innovation.


United BioSource Corporation (UBC) is a leading provider of pharmaceutical support services, partnering with life science companies to make medicine and medical products safer and more accessible. Our services support the full lifecycle of medicine and medical products, including development, commercialization, and long-term value and safety.

While UBC offers employment within Patient Support, Nursing, Pharmacy and Corporate, two main focus areas for the company are Clinical Development & Research and Safety & Risk Management. Members of the Clinical Development and Research teams help evaluate study protocol, target study population, recruit physicians and patients, and collect, clean, validate and report data. As a result, sponsors are able to submit findings to regulatory authorities or make a no-go decision in a timely and clear-cut manner. Additionally, our Safety and Risk Management teams develop, deliver, and report evidence to reinforce safe and appropriate product use.

Through our Patient Access services, we help patients begin therapy quickly and remain on therapy, building strong relationships with patients to ensure optimal care.

UBC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.

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Contact Information:

Address:  United BioSource Corporation (UBC)
Europe Headquarters
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
United Kingdom
W6 7HA
Tel:  +44 (0)20 8834 0100
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