With over 20 years of industry experience, Stacie Heller is currently the Vice President of Policy at AmerisourceBergen. Previously, Ms. Heller worked as Vice President of Xcenda's Health Policy consulting practice. In this role, Ms. Heller led a team of consultants from across the country who developed reimbursement launch strategies and guided clients through complex decisions related to coverage, coding, compendia, health policy/healthcare reform implementation, and the design of patient and provider support services.
Ms. Heller has in-depth knowledge of healthcare reform implementation, including guidelines on Accountable Care Organizations. Ms. Heller and her team track and analyze congressional and regulatory health policy and provides manufacturers and other stakeholders with ongoing strategic guidance, proactive updates, analysis, and policy briefs related to issues affecting the healthcare industry.
Ms. Heller's expertise encompasses a wide range of public payers and includes developing reimbursement strategies for new products and addressing reimbursement obstacles for existing therapies. Previously, Ms. Heller directed the operational management of the reimbursement-based patient assistance programs for HIV/AIDS therapies at the Lash Group. Before joining AmerisourceBergen, Ms. Heller monitored physician-related reimbursement issues for the American Society of Internal Medicine, now part of the American College of Physicians (ACP).
Ms. Heller received a B.A. in public policy from Pennsylvania State University.