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Legal Staff Paralegal in Nashville, TN

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Company name

Sarah Cannon

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Nashville, TN

Date Last Verified

Mar 05,2018

Posted on

Jan 23,2018

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Paralegal Duties: Responsible for providing legal support to Senior Counsel and Executive Management and for working at the direction of the Senior Counsel to develop paralegal work plans and organize and manage the legal activities. Consults with Senior Counsel to coordinate and implement policies and procedures, perform special projects, and track and identify trends and results of legal activities. Reviews contracts and drafts demand letters under direction of Senior Counsel. Works closely with HCA Strategic Pricing under direction of Senior Counsel regarding legal disputes. Contacts insurance companies or their designated third party administrator (in writing, telephonically and/or electronically) to escalate and resolve claim payments for unpaid, underpaid and denied accounts that are escalated by other departments. Escalates dispute issues to the Dispute Resolution Team in a timely manner. Utilizes the Legal Review Tool to track legal collection activities and prepare reports as requested by Senior Counsel. Assists with the tracking and reporting of monthly legal collections to Executives and leadership. Works assigned pools and updates notes in various computer systems. Oversees the hospital lien process for court recording and satisfaction, as requested by Senior Counsel. Works on special projects related to re-pricers, silent PPOs and other third­ party issues, as well as Worker’s Compensation issues, as requested by Senior Counsel. Conducts legal research under the direction of Senior Counsel. Manages auto/tort unit representatives to ensure proper adherence to state law and the SSC’s policies and procedures for handling auto/tort claims. Consults with Workers Compensation representatives to ensure proper adherence to applicable state law and policies and procedures, as requested by Senior Counsel. Manages/assigns all interpleaders and petitions for equitable for distribution served at facilities, as requested by Senior Counsel. Reviews objections to estate claims. Provide litigation support to HCA corporate legal and outside counsel as requested by Senior Counsel. Consolidates claims and prepares information relative to insurance carriers in receivership, judicial liquidation or bankruptcy as requested by under direction of Senior Counsel. Under direction of Senior Counsel, prepares training materials and assist with legal training for staff on relevant legal issues. Handles patient complaints escalated to the Legal Department for possible risk management review, as requested by Senior Counsel. Acts as a team player, accepting job responsibilities willingly and proactively initiates assistance to other legal team members. Adheres to policies relating to attendance, tardiness, compliance and confidentiality. Attends department meetings and provides insight on legal issues.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Paralegal Degree from an accredited institution or Bachelor’s Degree in related field or completion of state requirements that allow for Paralegal certification required. Paralegal Certificate required unless state regulations allow other means of qualification. 2+ years of legal, collections and/or healthcare experience required. Demonstrates current knowledge of legal issues and federal regulations related to financial operations.

Additional info

Job Code: 08648-138774

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sarah Cannon
3322 West End Avenue
Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37203