Reimbursement Strategist in Nationwide US at Cepheid

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP003239

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).




This job exists to provide to the Government Affairs Department, primarily to Reimbursement and Market Access. The successful candidate will assist on a wide variety of internal and external collaborative projects including the development of payer relation tools of diagnostic testing for infectious disease.

This person will understand the Physician Office laboratory Market reimbursement as well as Hospital Outreach reimbursement.


  • Assist in the development of reimbursement tools and or power point presentations
  • Assists in managing relationships both internal and external collaborators on projects
  • Able to be flexible
  • Assist in the preparation of dossiers for Cepheid products and payors
  • Support sales with customer and payor questions
  • Provide feedback to the GA team on Physician Office Laboratory requests or concerns
  • Provide feedback to the GA team on Hospital Outreach and Laboratory requests or concerns
  • Able to co-interface with Cepheid representatives, distributor representative, physician office and Hospital Laboratory teams on billing or policy questions

Job Requirements




Education or Experience (in years): 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Healthcare related field or equivalent combination of education an experience to perform at this level. Or recent graduate from a Healthcare related field.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years direct related experience.

Knowledge and skills: 

  • Moderate knowledge of Government Healthcare, patient population management or disease burden, as well as working knowledge of reimbursement processes.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information to scientific and non-scientific colleagues.
  • Preferred laboratory background or healthcare, payor relations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office, excel, power point 

Physical requirements/abilities: 

  • (Delete this requirement if position is NOT in Manufacturing and/or is not applicable)  Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.


  • Ability to travel 20%

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