Develops, reviews, negotiates, and finalizes clinical research budgets, including research coverage analyses. Reviews and negotiates financial language within research contracts. Reviews financial language within study's informed consent(s). Inputs financial data into the Clinical Trials Management System. Assists with post award management. Assists management and other stakeholders to prepare accurate and timely financial reports. Oversees Research Billing Compliance process.
Develops and negotiates research budgets (with internal and external stakeholders).
Generates coverage analyses for research projects utilizing knowledge of billing codes (i.e. ICD/CPT codes).
Communicates and negotiates with industry sponsors on behalf of RI/OSP regarding budgets and payment terms for industry-sponsored research projects.
Assists staff in developing budgets for grant proposals and, if awarded, re-budgeting as needed.
Reviews informed consent forms to ensure language is consistent with research contracts.
Inputs, maintains, and revises data related to research in the Clinical Trials Management System.
Tracks and reports financial status of clinical trials, including budget status.
Updates budget pipeline and provides periodic updates to key stakeholders regarding status of budget negotiations.
Presents (internally and externally to the broader NCHS community and third parties) updates on the status of drafting and negotiating budgets for clinical research.
Assists in the preparation of financial feasibility studies as requested.
Classifies, sorts, and files correspondence, records, and other documents.
Participates on teams, committees, and special projects both internal and external to the organization.
Develops and maintains a standardized research service pricing list, updating it annually and clarifying budgets in relation to the study protocol, study calendar and other study related documenting in accordance with clinical trials budgeting policy.
Provides primary support and oversight of the health system's clinical trial management system.
Oversees and ensures research billing process to ensure timely payments and compliant billing processes.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field (OR) 4 years of related progressive research experience
3-5 years of experience in medical billing or research budget negotiation