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Associate - General Counsel

Company name

VCU Health System

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Richmond, VA

Date Last Verified

Jan 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 01,2017
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Associate - General Counsel Duties: Will be reporting to and performing services under the direction of the Vice President and General Counsel for company. Will be responsible for handling a variety of complex legal projects applying subject matter knowledge and expertise. Will provide specialized expertise, substantive legal and regulatory compliance advice and counsel in respect to a broad array of both complex and routine managed care and insurance operational and administrative matters. Will be responsible for collaborating with various departments to review and negotiate a wide range of contracts and transactions that satisfy the organization's business objectives. Federal, state, and local statues and regulations, as well as agency requirements, affecting corporate healthcare provider operations and health plans. This includes requirements or processes governing insurance and managed care programs and operations, including Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS), Virginia Bureau of Insurance (VBI), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Department of Labor ERISA (DOL) laws and regulations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification Requirements: A Juris Doctor or equivalent degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Must have 5+ years of legal work experience with a law firm or as in-house legal department preferably performing legal services for hospitals, health systems, health care delivery organizations, or integrated delivery systems. Experience in navigating complex corporate healthcare organizations and academic medical centers. Demonstrate working knowledge of the corporate practice of medicine. Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills. Should be highly developed analytical legal skills. The ability to manage effectively in a high volume environment. Strong relationship-building skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with provide legal advice and counsel on ACOs and shared payment, models. managed care and insurance products and services, self-funded benefits, third party administration and wellness services and products.

Additional info

Req. #: 43644.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
VCU Health System
401 N. 12th Street
Richmond, VA 23298

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