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Associate General Counsel, (CA, VA or MA) in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

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Job Description

About The Position:

The Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice and support to staff of Beacon Health Options companies as they relate to health care, managed care, insurance, privacy, regulatory compliance, product development, and to provider, client and vendor contracting.  Position will also support corporate governance, internal controls, compliance and enterprise risk management. Position based in Boston, Massachusetts. Consideration will also be given to locating in Cypress, California or Chesapeake, Virginia.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Acts as Law Department resource for provider, client and vendor issues as shall be assigned..
  • Provides legal advice and legal subject matter expertise to business operations, as assigned, in regard to federal and state regulatory compliance issues, regulatory analysis and interpretation, transactional, contracting, and corporate matters.  Assists in formulating operational changes required by law or regulation. Provides hands-on counsel to all levels of executive staff and responsible for identifying and analyzing legal issues, drafting key documents, presenting clear recommendations, and assuring legal compliance. Expertise in telemedicine, specialty networks, pay for performance, and other provider initiatives a plus.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned and required.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school.
  • Licenses: Valid bar license to serve as in-house corporate counsel in location where issued.
  • Relevant Work Experience: Significant health plan experience involving federal and state insurance and managed care laws and regulations, including Medicare Advantage, Medicaid managed care, ERISA, HIPAA, Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Strong knowledge of contract law and procedures, including provider contracting principles, reimbursement and pricing methodologies. At least eight (8) years of relevant experience.​

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Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled