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Health Care Attorney in Virginia Beach, VA

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Company name

Anthem, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Virginia Beach, VA

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Senior Associate General Counsel The candidate will report directly to the Chief Legal Officer of IngenioRx and will provide legal support to company’s PBM. Responsible for leveraging in-depth knowledge of a legal specialty or area of law to provide advice and recommendations to executives and management on highly complex matters which have a broad organizational impact and high level of risk. Partners with clients to drive strategic outcomes and make complex decisions. Primary duties may include to: Carries out research of legal principles and precedents and consults with outside counsel on legal strategies on particular issues. Uses professional legal theories and best practices to contribute to development of company's concepts and principles and to achieve enterprise objectives in an original and highly effective way. This position is regarded as an expert in its area of expertise due to the combination of advanced legal and business knowledge. Provides general and detailed instructions for more junior members of the department and concise, timely briefings to senior level business and legal management. Confers with other senior leaders including ELT members. Works on extremely complex and multifaceted problems in which analysis of solutions and/or facts require an evaluation of intangible variables. Develops methods, approaches and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Provides ad hoc work direction and supervision to other legal staff regarding support on active cases, though such leadership is subordinate to the main technical focus of this role. Assesses and mitigates risk on even the most difficult and challenging issues. Manages high-level organizational risks.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate requires a J.D. Should have current license to practice law. Must have 15 years of specific industry and/or technical legal experience post licensure including experience in managing outside counsel; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 5 years of relevant legal experience in the pharmacy and/or pharmacy benefit management industries. In-house experience preferred. Strong knowledge of state and federal healthcare laws impacting company’s regulated business, including Commercial, Exchange, Medicare Part D and Medicaid is required. Should have understanding of the health care/managed care industry. Must have experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements, amendments and other legal documentation. Should have knowledge of provider contracting. Knowledge of UM/UR issues is required. Must have excellent communication skills, (i.e., presentation and written). Should have strong analytical, organizational, planning, problem identification and resolution skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Anthem, Inc.
1330 Amerigroup Way
Virginia Beach, VA 23464