JOB PURPOSE: This is an opportunity for a highly-qualified and motivated health care lawyer to advise the company’s growing federal regulatory area, which includes Medicare. This position will be part of the Legal Division’s Federal Regulatory and Government Programs team and will provide counsel and direction to the company on specialized regulatory legal advice and complex issues regarding the legal implications of ongoing and proposed federal regulations, operations and actions related to business matters.
As an Associate General Counsel, you will partner to successfully develop and drive strategic initiatives, while also advising on, and coordinating legal support for complex regulatory, business, and operational matters.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: * Juris Doctor degree. * License to practice law in the state where the legal department is located * 8 years’ experience providing legal, regulatory and related business guidance on health care regulatory matters or demonstrated understanding or experience with the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, ERISA, or other Federal laws affective health insurance and health plans. * Proven ability to successfully advise business teams on complex legal, regulatory and business matters. * Experience successfully engaging with state or federal regulators on health care/managed care matters. * Expertise in health care (payor and provider) business operations. * Expertise in the health care (payor and provider) regulatory environment. * Exceptional communication skills, leadership skills, emotional intelligence and work ethic. * The desire and ability to lead, develop and thrive (and help others do the same) in a growth-based culture.
PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS: * 3-5 years recent experience in health care law and/or insurance law. * In-house counsel experience providing strategic and day-to-day counsel to business units. * 3-5 years recent experience in Medicare or Medicare Advantage. * Experience with the state or federal regulators.
Internal Number: BDP-1041489
About Health Care Service Corporation
Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company (HCSC), and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fifth largest overall, operating through our Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC affiliates and subsidiaries such as Dearborn Group®, Medecision and Dental Network of America offer group life, disability and dental solutions, as well as a range of other individual solutions.
The company, founded in 1936, serves more than 16 million members across five states and employs more than 24,000 people in over 60 local offices.
HCSC is dedicated to expanding access to high quality, cost-effective health care and equipping our members with information and tools so they can make the best health care decisions for themselves and their families. Our health plans were pioneers in their states, as they were the first to provide coverage for a number of procedures — ranging from heart and bone marrow transplants, to cancer and leukemia treatments. Today, we are leaders in the development of value-based care models to spur... greater collaboration and accountability among various stakeholders to improve the health care experience for patients and consumers and enable them to lead healthier lives.
HCSC is dedicated to contributing to the well-being of the communities in which our employees and members live, work and play. We continue our longstanding tradition of community support through charitable investments with community partners, volunteerism, civic engagement, event sponsorship, employee giving, donation drives and in-kind donations.