Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma

Manager, Patient Access (Denver)

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
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Managed Markets


Entrepreneurial Spirit, Rooted in Tradition. At Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. (MTPA), we can tout a storied reputation more than 300 years in the making. Our parent company, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, is a research-driven pharmaceutical company with global reach – and one of Japan’s oldest and most respected companies.


With the recent FDA approval and availability in the U.S. of RADICAVA® (edaravone) MTPA is rapidly expanding our operation across all functional areas to launch this new product in the U.S. market. Concurrently, the company is expanding its research efforts and exploring collaborations with partners to discover and bring treatments to market for unmet medical needs including orphan diseases. We currently seek motivated professionals who share our vision of scientific excellence, innovation, and unwavering dedication to improving the lives of patients. 


The Manager, Patient Access will support implementation of reimbursement and distribution service plans to achieve product and corporate revenue and reimbursement objectives, meet customer needs, and help develop overall commercial excellence.


 Develops and executes geographical strategic and tactical plans to meet customer and business needs
 Interacts frequently with key stakeholders in multiple sites of care including: physician practices, hospitals and         other sites
 Manages daily activities that support appropriate patient access in the provider offices and works as a liaison to         any other patient assistance and access support services
 Reviews patient insurance benefit options; identifies alternate funding/financial assistance programs as                     appropriate
 Provides education and support to targeted accounts and HCPs on Searchlight Support and any relevant patient         support programs and available patient access services (call center, web-based, etc.)
 Provides assistance to key accounts to help overcome access barriers for key client stakeholders
 Reviews patient-specific information in cases where the site has specifically requested assistance in resolving             issues or coverage challenges
 Ensures all actions taken create a positive impact on the patient journey and the brand experience
 Serves as payer expert for assigned geography and provides feedback to internal teams on local payer trends and     access issues
 Performs other duties as required


 Bachelor’s degree required
 Minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with direct payer policy including managed care and         Medicare/Medicaid
 Minimum of 3 years of benefit verifications and prior-authorization requirements experience
    Preferred experience: Integrated Delivery Network/Integrated Health Systems, buy/bill product(s), specialty             pharmacies and/or infusion, launching new specialty products

 Extensive knowledge of Managed Care, Government, and Federal payer sectors
 Infusion site of care experience, including HOPD and physician owned facilities
 Self-direction coupled with strong organizational skills
 Outstanding interpersonal skills, consultative approach, and customer orientation; proven ability to build and             maintain strong working relationships with internal and external customers
 Strong communication skills: oral, written, training/presentation
 Proficient in MS Office
 Willingness to travel 60-70% domestically (both by air and automobile)
 Valid driver’s license to drive to healthcare provider sites


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