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Assistant General Counsel

Company name

Metropolitan Jewish Health System

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Date Last Verified

Jul 17,2019

Valid Through

Oct 30,2019

Posted on

Jun 18,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Assistant General Counsel
The candidate assists the General Counsel in advising the firm Senior Management on a broad array of legal, regulatory and compliance matters. Regularly provide legal advice on managed care and insurance matters, particularly as they apply to Elderplan s Medicare and Medicaid governmental programs. Serve as a resource to business leads on operational matters including, but not limited to, drafting and negotiating managed care contracts, including provider agreements, health network contracts, administrative services agreements, management agreements, vendor and IT contracts and other business relationship matters. Assist with, and provide counsel to business leads on disputes, settlements, audits and investigations, appeals, fair hearings, administrative proceedings and small claims court actions; draft responses to audits and investigations, settlement documents related to contract disputes; provide representation at administrative hearings. Participate with outside counsel in representing firm and the firm agencies in structuring and negotiating major corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and the purchase of technology. Provide legal advice to leadership and staff regarding medical-legal matters, such as informed consent, privacy, confidentiality, credentialing, regulatory requirements, and standard of care issues. Provide day-to-day legal advice to business/operational departments to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policy, Medicare and Medicaid requirements. Provide legal counsel and prepare and review contracts for firm support departments including, Finance, Purchasing, IT, Human Resources, Marketing, Risk Management and Compliance. Analyzing the impact and applicability of federal and state health care laws and regulatory requirements in relation to the clinical, strategic, and business operations of firm. Assist in implementation of requirements. Keep informed regarding regulatory trends and best practices and counsel business partners on measures to avoid, reduce and mitigate risks. Regularly attend and participate in management meetings, committees and workgroups. Attend Board and Board committee meetings on an as needed basis. Perform other job-related functions, as requested. Must have a degree from an accredited law school, strong academic credentials, and be licensed to practice law in New York State or eligible to seek admission to practice in New York. Should have 5+ years of relevant experience practicing law in a hospital, healthcare system, health plan, or a law firm where the practice has been primarily focused on health law related issues. An in-depth understanding of Medicare and Medicaid managed care products, with a strong working knowledge of New York State government healthcare programs preferred.

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Req #: 114742

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Hiring Coordinator
Metropolitan Jewish Health System
6202 16th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204

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