Scott Shields is an Associate Director in Xcenda's Washington
health policy practice. He monitors legislative and
regulatory health policy and analyzes the impact of policy
developments on access to pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical
Mr. Shields has 15 years of experience conducting
coding assessments and managing reimbursement strategic planning
for emerging technologies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and
medical device industries. His background includes: conducting
coverage, coding, and payment analyses; communicating with CMS
staff on behalf of clients; designing market research survey
instruments; performing competitive intelligence; and conducting
product appraisal interviews with payers, physicians, and hospital
administrators. He has depth of experience with both private
and public payers.
Prior to joining Xcenda, Mr. Shields worked for leading
healthcare consulting firms and was a vice president in the
reimbursement and advocacy division at a top law firm. He also
founded the Trauma Survivors Network, a national support service
for trauma survivors, with the American Trauma Society. Mr.
Shields earned an MBA in Finance and a BA in International
Relations and Pre-Medicine from American University.