Reimbursement Specialist- Bilingual
Job Description

Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At Innomar Strategies, a company of AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.


POSITION SUMMARY:


Reporting to the Program Manager,  the Reimbursement Specialist is responsible for undertaking the management of specific projects or cases assigned to him/her with regards to reimbursement, within the Specialty Services department. The Reimbursement Specialist is responsible for overall management of their patient cases.




PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coordinate and manage all aspects required in order to obtain prescription drug coverage for patients;
  • Coordinate cases with insurance companies, physician’ offices and healthcare professionals in order to maximize reimbursement solutions;
  • Coordinate documents, submissions and all related paperwork to insurance companies, public/federal funding programs;
  • Implement Financial Means Test as required in an effort to maximize patient’s prescription drug coverage
  • Coordinate pharmacy processes required once funding has been obtained; and
  • Acquire in depth knowledge of public / private and federal funding mechanisms.
  • The Reimbursement Specialist will also be assigned other duties and tasks as required from time to time




EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:


• Post-secondary education or equivalent in a related discipline;
• Minimum of 2 years experience in customer service, in an office setting;
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel);
• Professional / courteous / efficient telephone manner;
• Proven ability to organize time, set priorities and multi-task in order to meet various competing work deadlines;
• Candidate must have strong communication and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
• Attention to detail;
• Experience in the healthcare, pharmaceutical or insurance industry is an asset; and
• Bilingualism, French/English is an asset.




MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:


1. Advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical distribution industry
2. Working knowledge of automated warehouse operating system
3. Strong business and financial acumen
4. Strong analytical and mathematical skills
5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
6. Effective interpersonal and leadership skills
7. Effective organizational skills; attention to detail
8. Ability to consistently meet deadlines
9. Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently
10.Excellent presentation skills
11.Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office Programs



  • Comprehensive health and dental plans
  • Flexible & remote working options
  • Employer RRSP-matching
  • Online peer-to-peer recognition program
  • Corporate discounts with multiple establishments, including fitness centers
  • Health & Wellness program with onsite yoga and massage therapy

AmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 10 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies. Powered by our associates around the world, we provide pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care.  We operate the backbone of the healthcare supply chain. We drive the future of local care delivery.  We guide medical innovations to market.  We create healthier futures.



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Company Overview

Innomar Strategies was founded in 2001 around the kitchen table of our current president, Guy Payette, and his partners. The company originally specialized in market access and reimbursement consulting, and gradually expanded its capabilities to include fully integrated patient support programming, nursing support, and specialty logistics. By the end of 2008, the company had grown to have over 450 associates.

In 2009, AmerisourceBergen acquired Innomar Strategies further establishing the company’s expertise in specialty pharmaceuticals. As part of AmerisourceBergen, Innomar Strategies is connected with a global leader in healthcare with over $135 billion of annualized revenue and 18,000 associates. AmerisourceBergen has an established history of delivering innovative programs and solutions across the pharmaceutical supply channel.

With over 1,200 associates and a nationwide footprint, Innomar Strategies is Canada’s leading service provider to specialty pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers. Innomar is differentiated by their Integrated Service Model, which provides customized solutions to improve product access, increase supply chain efficiency, and enhance patient care. Manufacturers trust Innomar Strategies to deliver innovative brand solutions throughout the product lifecycle.