Allergan Government Account Director in Irvine, California

Government Account Director

Irvine, California, United States at

▾ ▸ 2 additional locations

United States California, United States

May 01, 2018Post Date

179549Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

The Government Account director (GAD) is a field-based position dedicated to managing the needs of the payer community by providing education and information to assist in the development/revision of coverage, access, and payment policies aligned with AGN payer strategies. The GAD primarily focuses on account management of government payer entities, including local Part A and Part B Medicare Carriers (MAC), DME MAC, and State FFS Medicaid. Additionally, the GAD assists the Corporate Account Management team on coverage policy initiatives with commercial account managers.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • The GAD is tasked with gaining appropriate payer access in Government channels for our Medical Benefit portfolio and priority Rx products.

  • The GAD has a thorough understanding of the clinical and pharmacoeconomic data requirements and resource availability, coverage and payment personnel, and the unique considerations of injectable biologicals, new technologies process, in payer medical and pharmacy benefit plans.

  • The GAD provides strategic insight and is involved in the account planning process, works with the MSL to deliver appropriate Redlines and comments as necessitated by the Account Managers Strategies

  • Identification, development and support of physician advocates interested in working with payers in the development of coverage and payment policies that support appropriate physician use and patient access to treatment with Allergan FDA approved products.

  • This position requires close coordination with many internal Allergan groups (Reimbursement Strategy Teams, Corporate Accounts, State Government Affairs, Provider Reimbursement Account Managers, Payer Marketing. MWE,MSL Team)

  • The West territory includes Noridian (MAC) JE & JF states: CA, NV, HI,AK, AZ, ID, MT, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WYand Novitas (MAC) JH & JL states: AR, CO, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX, DE, MD, NJ, PA, and D.C.

The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • Live within the Geography and willing to travel 50%

  • Account Management Experience in Medicaid and MAC channels

  • Commercial Policy development and access experience

  • Demonstrated coding and reimbursement acumen


  • 4 year College Degree required


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.