PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2022 – RQM+, the leading MedTech service provider with the world’s largest global team of regulatory and quality experts, today announced the launch of its reimbursement division. RQM+ now provides comprehensive reimbursement services in addition to regulatory, quality, clinical and laboratory services – supporting market access throughout the entire product lifecycle for medical devices and diagnostics.
“MedTech manufacturers are seeking reimbursement partners to manage increasingly complex challenges and ensure that reimbursement strategies are developed in tandem with regulatory strategies,” said CEO Margaret Keegan. “We are honored to have Dr. Daniel Lace, who is widely recognized as one of the industry’s most trusted reimbursement experts, leading our new division. He will also support all our services as our chief medical officer (CMO). As the only MedTech service provider rooted in almost 40 years of regulatory strategy, RQM+ offers its customers unparalleled expertise in both regulatory and reimbursement, ensuring patient access to life-improving technologies faster than ever before.”
RQM+ reimbursement services range from initial reimbursement strategy development to post-approval market access support.
“It is a privilege to serve as CMO – providing strategic guidance for reimbursement as well as related services and technologies,” said Lace. “We look forward to helping customers navigate the complicated reimbursement and market access environment. We will use our extensive experience with the latest reimbursement requirements and value-based compensation models, as well as key payment trends, to provide customized support that fits each company’s needs.”
Lace frequently serves as a national speaker and educator on managed care programs and technologies, consumer-driven healthcare, emerging medical technologies and trends, healthcare quality improvement, evidence-based medicine and healthcare reform. Lace has authored numerous articles and has served on the board of directors, medical advisory boards, editorial boards and expert panels for multiple healthcare entities. He has more than 25 years of leadership experience as a healthcare executive across a wide range of managed care, pharmaceutical, device, diagnostic and consulting businesses. He has served as CMO and has held senior leadership positions in global pharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as national managed care organizations.
RQM+ is the leading MedTech service provider with the world’s largest global team of regulatory and quality experts. We provide comprehensive regulatory, quality, reimbursement, clinical and laboratory services, supporting market access throughout the entire product lifecycle for medical devices and diagnostics. With more former FDA, MHRA and notified body regulators than any other firm, the RQM+ team has deep expertise in all clinical specialties. RQM+ currently works for eight of the top 10 medical device manufacturers and seven of the top 10 IVD companies. For more information, visit RQMplus.com.