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Senior Corporate Counsel, West Regional Lead

Company name

Wellcare

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Tucson, AZ

Date Last Verified

Nov 15,2017

Posted on

Sep 13,2017
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Senior Corporate Counsel, West Regional Lead The candidate will support the state business operations in the West region (currently CA, AZ, HI, NE). Will report to the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Litigation, Regulatory and Health Plan Operations. Have extensive contact with senior management and with representatives of the business units and corporate functions across the organization in multiple offices. Support company's regional businesses by delivering front-line legal advice on a variety of legal issues, including contracting, disputes, business expansion, strategic transactions, regulatory/ compliance issues and other legal matters. Build strong relationships with state leadership and functional business leads to stay apprised of business plans, risks and opportunities. Build strong relationships with subject matter expert attorneys/national practice group leads within the legal department and collaborating on issues and work product. Interface with local Compliance, Regulatory and Government Affairs' associates and collaborating on issues. Assume responsibility for other states as Region grows. Monitor and report on local developments and trends and possible impact on other markets.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have strong academic credentials. Must have 7+ years of healthcare operations generalist legal experience advising Managed Care Organizations (MCO) on a range of legal issues. Experience in this capacity with or on behalf of a multi-market MCO, and Medicare and/or Medicaid and other government program health plan experience, strongly preferred. Should be a member in good standing of a relevant State Bar. Regular travel is required.

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Ref. #: 1704114

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