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Scott Shields

Scott Shields

Associate Director Xcenda

Scott Shields is an Associate Director in Xcenda's Washington DC-based  health policy practice. He monitors legislative and regulatory health policy and analyzes the impact of policy developments on access to pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices.

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.