DEVON, PA — Coeus Consulting Group, a leading boutique life science consulting firm focused in market access, recently announced it has hired Doug Brown as the Senior Vice President of Value and Access to help grow and manage the company’s enhanced market access offerings.
Brown brings more than 30 years of pharmacy management experience, the last 18 years working with Magellan Rx where his focus was on government markets, working to address strategies that help improve operational efficiency and stakeholder value in Medicaid.
Before becoming Chief Strategy Officer, he served as Vice President of both Account Management and Value Based Solutions.
“All of Coeus welcomes Doug to the team, a true expert in Medicaid he will add critical value and insights to our internal team and clients,” said Marc Hixson, CEO of Coeus.
“Also, with a final ruling on value-based contracting agreements and their effect on best price coming from CMS in the near future, his expertise will prove invaluable as we continue to innovate and support clients bringing their drugs to market.”
Further, Doug will provide Coeus and its clients subject matter expertise on federal and state government legislation that impacts state Medicaid programs supporting the foundation for an Outcomes Based Contracting program in Medicaid with the intent of pivoting the drug pricing discussion away from unit cost and toward reducing total cost of care.
He will continue to be a resource for officials from CMS, NGA, MACPAC as well as legislative officials to help shape Medicaid policy to benefit State Medicaid programs and the beneficiaries they serve.
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