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Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for providing legal support to SSC Senior Counsel and Executive Management and for working at the direction of the SSC Senior Counsel to develop paralegal work plans and organize and manage the legal activities of the SSC. Consults with SSC 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 SSC Senior Counsel. Works closely with HCA Strategic Pricing under direction of SSC 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 SSC departments. Escalates dispute issues to the Parallon Dispute Resolution Team in a timely manner. Utilizes the Legal Review Tool to track legal collection activities and prepare reports as requested by SSC Senior Counsel. Assists with the tracking and reporting of monthly legal collections to SSC Executives and Parallon BPG leadership. Works assigned pools and updates notes in various SSC computer systems. Oversees the hospital lien process for court recording and satisfaction, as requested by SSC 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 SSC Senior Counsel. Conducts legal research under the direction of SSC 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 our policies and procedures, as requested by SSC Senior Counsel. Manages/assigns all interpleaders and petitions for equitable for distribution served at facilities and SSC, as requested by SSC Senior Counsel. Reviews objections to estate claims. Provide litigation support to HCA corporate legal and outside counsel as requested by SSC Senior Counsel. Consolidates claims and prepares information relative to insurance carriers in receivership, judicial liquidation or bankruptcy as requested by Parallon BPG under direction of SSC Senior Counsel. Under direction of SSC Senior Counsel, prepares training materials and assist with legal training for SSC staff on relevant legal issues. Handles patient complaints escalated to the Legal Department for possible risk management review, as requested by SSC Senior Counsel. Acts as a team player, accepting job responsibilities willingly and proactively initiates assistance to other legal team members. Adheres to SSC policies relating to attendance, tardiness, compliance and confidentiality. Attends department meetings and provides insight on legal issues. Demonstrates current knowledge of legal issues and federal regulations related to financial operations. Must have Paralegal Degree from an accredited institution or Bachelor’s Degree in related field or completion of state requirements that allow for Paralegal certification required. Should have 2+ years of legal, collections and/or healthcare experience. Paralegal Certificate required unless state regulations allow other means of qualification.
Job Number: 08648-138773
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