Samantha Ferguson

Sam Ferguson supports clients in market access, product commercialization, and reimbursement strategy.

She applies her experience in international health policy to help clients successfully navigate the U.S. health market and optimize product access and delivery.

Prior to joining Avalere, Sam was a senior program associate with Results for Development, where she focused on helping countries achieve universal health coverage. There, she applied collaborative learning and capacity-building approaches to strengthen healthcare institutions for independent and sustainable progress. Additionally, Sam serves as a board member for RightAnswer, a chemical safety and knowledge management solution startup.

Sam holds a BA in biochemistry and dance from Oberlin College.

Authored Content

ICER is eager to position itself as the primary comparative and cost-effectiveness research body in the US. While their activity has been traditionally more limited to product-specific reviews, the Institute is increasingly looking to shape the broader debate around value and drug pricing.

Avalere experts published a supplement in the June 2019 American Journal of Managed Care entitled “Ensuring Appropriate Access to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Therapy.”

Beginning in 2019, CMS will reimburse for 5 codes relating to virtual care delivery and remote monitoring