Provides legal advice, services and guidance to the College of Medicine, and as needed to University clinics, and healthcare operations and activities. Serves as Health Care Counsel as a part of the office of General Counsel.
Provides transactional, regulatory, and operational legal guidance and representation on health care matters affecting the University's College of Medicine, clinical providers and their operations and activities.
Drafts and analyzes health care contracts to include but not limited to affiliation agreements, service agreements, and managed care contracts.
Provides legal counsel on relevant federal and state health care laws and regulations, including anti-kickback, privacy (HIPAA and HITECH), the Stark Law, and the False Claims Act.
Provides guidance on Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement and other uncompensated care issues.
Drafts health care policies, procedures, and consent forms.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Doctoral and 5 years experience
Education: Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.Requires a J.D.Experience: Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience.Certification/Licensing: Requires professional licensing, certification or registration directly related to the job, as specified on the job posting details.Required: Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas.
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