Parashar Patel leads Boston Scientific’s Global Health Policy team, which focuses on monitoring and influencing payment and health care delivery system policies and shaping Boston Scientific’s commercial strategies in the context of policy trends.
Previously, Parashar led Boston Scientific’s Global Health Economics and Market Access team, focusing on the development and execution of market access, health economics, and public policy strategies for key technologies. Prior to joining Boston Scientific in 2003, Parashar was Deputy Director of the Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group in the Center for Medicare Management at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The group was responsible for Medicare payment policy for a wide range of acute and ambulatory care services including inpatient and outpatient hospital services and physician services.
Parashar has over twenty-five years of experience in market access, health economics, health care financing policy, and insurance market reforms through his work with Boston Scientific, CMS, the American Association of Health Plans, the Office of (then) Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell, the White House Office of Management and Budget, and Connecticut’s Medicaid agency.
Parashar is a member of the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission’s Advisory Council.
He holds a BA in Political Science and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Connecticut.