International Society of Biomechanics
Silver sponsor

(H/F) Field reimbursement and access Manager

16 Nov 2023
16 Nov 2023
New York, IDF
United States of America
Wandercraft SAS

Wandercraft provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants, regardless of colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, origin, age or disability.

After raising €40m at the end of 2021, the leader in walking robotics is starting a new phase of international growth.

Our goal: to give people with reduced mobility the ability to stand up and walk again. We are realising the promise of robotics to offer ordinary lives to extraordinary people. To this end, we have created Atalante, the walking exoskeleton that enables paraplegics and hemiplegics to walk again. Used for locomotor rehabilitation in hospitals, Atalante is the first exoskeleton in the world capable of generating its own balance, without the wearer having to stabilise himself with crutches. Every day, Atalante helps patients get out of their wheelchairs and walk, in France and across Europe.

Thanks to the lessons learned at Atalante, we are developing a personal exoskeleton that will enable people to regain their independence at home, in the street, in their daily lives... With this personal version, Wandercraft aims to change the lives of millions of people for the better.

This extraordinary project is being carried out by a team united by one ambition: to improve the daily lives of people with reduced mobility. We work in a supportive, caring and agile environment. Each member of the Wanderteam brings this excitement and passion for what robotics can do for people.

From the heart of Paris and New York, we work with the best university laboratories and leading medical teams in Europe and the USA.

Job description:

Reporting to the Global Chief Medical Affairs, the Field reimbursement and access Manager will be in charge of (non-exhaustive list):

• Developing and implementing reimbursement strategies and programs to obtain coverage, coding, and payment to support Wandercraft Portfolio.

• Work directly with hospitals to evaluate reimbursement activities and overall financial environment relating to Wandercraft portfolio by analyzing key customer needs including coding (ICD-10, DRG, CPT, RTM, RPM), claims denials, procedural documentation.

• Develop strategies to create sustainable access strategies in the ambulatory and home market.

• Identifying payer opportunities and issues and implementing programs to resolve/mitigate barriers to entry for the Wandercraft portfolio .

• Collaborating with clinical, marketing, global access to provide critical reimbursement input to ensure appropriate reimbursement, health economics and policy analyses perspectives are integrated into strategic plans.

• Communicate the clinical and economic value proposition to influential to key stakeholders in a way that is engaging, credible, and easily understood.

• Providing reimbursement and federal health policy-related guidance to product development teams, marketing, sales, regulatory, clinical and senior management.

• Developing strong working relationships with related professional organizations, trade party associations and other key third parties to influence outcomes of critical market access issues.

• Maintaining a sound understanding of relevant reimbursement and market access criteria and the likely payer perception of the product value proposition for our products.

• Work in collaboration with the sales team to address and resolve key economic hurdles for the adoption of the Wandercraft portfolio.

Required profile:

Both proactive and rigorous, you have an excellent ability to work within a team and know how to be autonomous and proactive while following the instructions given. You enjoy working on various and varied tasks and have the well-being of your team at heart. You enjoy working in medium-sized structures (80 people) and you know how to adapt to rapid changes in the order of priority of tasks. You are resourceful, curious and very organized. Finally, you have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Diploma: Bachelor’s or master’s Degree in a life science, physiotherapy, health economics, health policy, healthcare finance or related field.

Required experience: Experience in field reimbursement, health economics, with experience working in the medical device arena especially in capital equipment and/or durable medical equipment robotic and/or exoskeleton for inpatient, and home care markets.

Expected skills :

• Strong knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system: expert

• Expertise in health care financing, coding, reimbursement policies related to the device industry, and technology assessment in hospital and home markets: expert

• Strong communication skills: expert

• Experience developing interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders: autonomous