Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences

The FTI Consulting pharmaceutical and life sciences team offers in-depth knowledge of the legal and regulatory challenges that confront pharmaceutical companies and develops appropriate strategic options for clients to pursue. We also provide strategic counsel in all aspects of financial, corporate, brand and medical communications.

The pharmaceutical and life sciences team includes more than 75 professionals who offer clients extensive expertise in matters of compliance, investigations, litigation and regulatory oversight. Our experienced team includes compliance experts, commercial and government payer experts, former auditors and accountants, data analysis and IT experts, as well as economists and statisticians. 

The FTI Consulting pharmaceutical and life sciences team assists clients through an efficient, cost-effective and proven combination of Proactive Compliance. Activities (i.e. monitoring and risk assessments, policy reviews, systems inventories and regulatory reporting requirements) and Reactive Compliance Activities (i.e. independent oversight of Corporate Integrity Agreements, systems reviews, transaction testing and auditing and recommendations and implementation). 

By combining data analytics with subject matter expertise, the pharmaceutical and life sciences team helps clients improve their business practices in ways that reduce risk and improve compliance. We enable clients to understand and define business risks, find weak spots in existing controls and develop proactive solutions rather than waiting for problems to develop.

Health Plans

FTI Consulting experts support managed care organisations, including those with Medicare and Medicaid contracts, pharmacy benefit managers, third-party administrators and their internal and external counsel. We provide clients with a full range of comprehensive methodologies designed to identify and rectify compliance and operational issues and to assist organisations in governmental audits, investigations and litigation matters.

FTI Consulting assists clients in identifying, managing and resolving regulatory compliance risks, offering services such as risk assessment, compliance programme design and implementation, auditing and monitoring programme development and corrective action plan preparation. We advise on operational improvement, investigations, litigation and dispute resolution. We also offer an extensive choice of Pharmacy Benefit Manager services.

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Government Health Insurance Programmes

As the managed care industry faces extreme regulatory scrutiny from US federal and state agencies, as well as penalties for non-compliance, FTI Consulting helps clients identify, manage and resolve compliance risks that arise. This includes everything from issues involving Medicare and Medicaid to complex claims, enrolment and clinical data reporting, as well as fraud, waste and abuse analysis.

 
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Strategic Communications

FTI Consulting is one of the world's most experienced global health care communications consultancies. Our experts have backgrounds in policy, health and financial media, medicine, economics, investor relations and corporate branding and communications - and provide communications counsel based on in-depth health care industry knowledge and expertise.

Our specialist services include:

  • Financial communications 

Our team provides expert counsel in investor relations, financial media strategies and mergers and acquisitions. We facilitate key introductions and provide perceptions audits and ongoing analysis.

  • Doctor, patient and key opinion leaders communications 

We build coordinated health care communications programmes, including patient advocacy group relations, disease and public health awareness campaigns, clinical trial recruitment, medical education and key opinion leader identification and development.

  • Government, regulator and payer communications 

Our specialist teams offer expert counsel on government relations, policy positions and public affairs. We facilitate access programmes and develop programmes for stakeholder mobilisation. We provide economic analysis and reimbursement assessment.

  • Corporate communications 

Working with your senior teams, we provide full corporate communications services, including reputation management, corporate positioning and issues and crisis management. We provide counsel on story and platform development and media targeting. We assist you with industry networking and high-level trade outreach and aid in the development of thought leadership, access and corporate social responsibility programmes.

  • Employee communications 

We provide our clients with a powerful set of communications tools to manage change inside their organisation. We are experts in the development of vision and values, internal branding and programmes to motivate and engage your workforce.

  • Creative engagement and digital integration 

In the rapidly changing communications environment, our digital media expertise assists health care organisations to develop effective Web communications, social media strategies and related digital communications — and ensure that they comply fully with regulatory requirements.

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