The Neocure Group, LLC
Stephanie Mensh, VP, Health Policy & Advocacy

Stephanie Mensh serves as Vice President, Health Policy & Advocacy, for the Neocure Group, a consulting firm specializing in strategic reimbursement policy and health economics for the medical device industry. Stephanie focuses on Medicare coverage, coding, payment, quality and value strategies. She served in a similar position as a Senior Reimbursement Advisor for King
and Spalding, LLP, also providing reimbursement policy consulting on the Medicare physician fee schedule and radiation oncology issues.Previously, she served as a consultant and Vice President, Payment and Policy, for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). Her responsibilities included policy development on Medicare and private payer reimbursement issues affecting the medical technology industry, including product and service coverage, coding, and payment processes, leading the association’s efforts in payment policy relating to diagnostics, the hospital outpatient prospective payment system, including the program of pass-through payments for new implantable devices and the new technology APC program, and competitive bidding and other issues relating to durable medical equipment.

Prior to joining AdvaMed’s staff, she worked for the Institute for Clinical PET, representing the PET scan and molecular imaging community as Executive Director, and for the Coding Institute, as Consulting Editor. Previously, she led physician coding, relative value and practice expense activities, coverage, evidence-based clinical guidelines, and practice management services for the
American Urological Association as Director, Department of Health Policy. She provided similar services to the American Academy of Ophthalmology as Assistant Director of its Washington, DC Office, where she also participated in development of new Medicare systems for ambulatory surgery centers, hospital inpatient services, and physician payment reform. Lending her expertise in reimbursement policy, Mensh co-chaired the Medical Device Regulatory, Reimbursement and Compliance Congress at Harvard for three years; and produced a special 2-day course on reimbursement for the University of Southern California at Irvines, Masters of Regulatory Science Department in 2008, and a similar workshop for FDANews in 2009. She also authored the 2007 landmark survey of the device industry, “How Medical Device Companies Deploy Reimbursement Resources, Report on the Compliance-Alliance Reimbursement Benchmarking Survey.”

Mensh holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration, Finance, from George Mason University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & English from The American University.