With over 25 years' experience in healthcare, Dr. Bonnie A. Clothier is an Associate Director of Payor Relations at MCRA. Dr. Clothier is nationally certified as a registered nurse practitioner (CRNP), clinical research professional (CCRP) and professional coder (CPC). As a clinician, researcher and analyst, she has successfully collaborated with large and small healthcare systems, professional providers, academic institutions, pharmaceutical and third-party payor industry leaders, and regulatory agencies.
Dr. Clothier received her doctorate and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. She also received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from East Stroudsburg University.
Prior to joining MCRA in July 2018, Dr. Clothier conducted research evaluations; developed medical policies; reviewed coverage positions; provided clinical rationale for appropriateness of medical billing codes; and analyzed utilization patterns of claims data. Throughout her professional career, Dr. Clothier has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, as well as presented her research findings nationally and internationally.
Dr. Clothier's work at MCRA focuses primarily on providing internal and customer support to help identify specific payor issues and develop plans for gaining or improving U.S. coverage with commercial payors for new and innovative technologies.