Manager, Medicaid Rebates Description at Takeda Pharmaceuticals


Exton, Pennsylvania



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Job ID R0035507 Date posted 04/21/2021 Location Exton, Pennsylvania

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Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Manager, Medicaid Rebates in our Exton, Pennsylvania office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


  • Leads development, implementation, and management of processes, programs, and policies to ensure that Takeda adheres to all compliance requirements outlined in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) regulations.
  • Responsible for managing Takeda’s MDRP reimbursement process (disputes, adjudications, payments), including DOA authority to sign individual rebates upwards of $1.5MM and annual payments totaling over $2.5 billion.
  • Proactively mentors and guides analysts towards completion of government reporting requirements and analyses. Responds to audit requests as needed


  • Responsible for managing Takeda’s participation in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program, including activation of Medicaid price data, and validation, and control of Medicaid rebate payments totaling over $2.5B annually. Ensure all Rebates invoiced to Takeda under the MDRP, including Federal Medicaid, Manage Care Medicaid (MMC), State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs, State Programs (i.e. Texas Chip), and Federal Medicaid Supplemental programs are paid within the statutory or contractual allotted time. 
  • Develop subject matter expertise and analytic skills of top-performing analysts in the Medicaid Rebating group. Drive leadership learning among analysts in a group. Coach/mentor and guide analysts towards improved communication and expectation setting. While supporting the analytics and interpretation of new regulations for the Healthcare Reform Task Force, use the activities and” challenges associated with it to further build influence and trust with key stakeholders and decision-makers.
  • Prepares and provides standard Medicaid rebate reports and trend analysis to Market Access group for expanding/establishing Supplemental contracts.
  • Review and update Flex Medicaid Rebate Processing system (MRB) with updated contract terms and prices. Maintains knowledge in the operation of MRB. Collaborates with IT to make necessary updates to systems in line with guidance from CMS, OIG, OPA, other regulating entities, and statutes.


  • Bachelor’s degree minimum requirement, Masters degree preferred
  • 5-years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry, preference for Managed Markets, Audit, and/or Finance.
  • Ability to think through how decisions will impact Takeda, customers, and stakeholders prior to execution. 
  • Experience with Flex suite, Model N® Government Pricing application strongly preferred. Experience with Microsoft Excel required. Experience with any other government contract discount and rebate management systems preferred.


  • Relevant license/skills


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  • Exton PA

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  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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