In the product development stage, we help you to think through all the aspects of product design. Some of our services include:
IP partners with clients to integrate important changes to the U.S. healthcare environment into their corporate and product strategies. We can help you look ahead and forecast what strategies will most effectively prepare you for upcoming policy changes.
Examples of ACA Adaptation include Affordable Care Act (ACA) risk assessment, policy impact assessments (i.e. state health exchanges, Medicare, Medicaid, FDA, HHS, CMS, ACOs, episodic care, etc.)
Strategic Portfolio Planning
IP helps clients build product coding strategies designed to facilitate broad market adoption with public and private payers. IP has extensive relationships with CMS and other regulatory officials.
Examples of Coding Strategy include coding timeline development, CMS meetings, HCPCS coding applications, J codes, C codes, Q codes, L codes, diagnostic test codes, medical device codes, etc.
IP helps open doors for clients with CMS and other government agencies to assist with coverage coding and payment strategies and execution. IP has successfully represented clients at CMS and other government agencies in order to advocate for appropriate coverage coding and payment.
Examples of CMS Engagement include:
- CMS strategy and meetings, e.g. Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), Physician Fee Schedule (PFS)
- HCPCS process, coding applications, KOL advocacy development, etc.
- Meetings with Coverage and Analysis Group (CAG)
- Strategic comment letters
Corporate & Brand Awareness
IP works with clients to raise awareness of their company and innovative products with important external stakeholders and customers. We have deep and long-standing relationships with key executives, board members and staff of professional and patient organizations, payers, and government entities.
Examples of Corporate & Brand Awareness include meeting planning, KOL development, corporate summits, press releases, web-based surveys, medical education, brand awareness projects, publication planning, symposium development, etc.
IP partners with clients from product development through commercialization to develop strategies designed to ensure optimal pricing reimbursement coverage and patient access on clinical pathway algorithms. IP develops tumor-specific clinical pathways landscape maps to enable clearer understanding of how clinical pathway vendor, payer, and provider collaborations affect access to oncology therapeutics and supportive care agents.
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IP works with clients to develop and execute an advisory board strategy that will result in expert advice for the client. Together we identify and bring together influential external partners to build collaborative client / customer strategies. By tapping into our extensive database of KOL experts, we recruit and facilitate a targeted advisory board that will become your collaborative network and help you build the strategies you need to move your project forward.
We offer both live and web-based advisory boards of a variety of Key Opinion Leaders to meet your specific needs, including payers, physicians, nurses, policymakers, and patient advocates.
PR & Communications Strategy
IP partners with clients to build communications strategies designed to raise product and corporate awareness with external customers and stakeholders.
Examples of Public Relations & Communications Strategy include PR strategy development, press releases, media outreach, talking points, investor relations, website development, communication strategy, etc.
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