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Years of Experience
ProfileHealthcare Counsel The candidate will provide legal advice in the area of healthcare contracting and compliance with a focus on the Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to, HIPAA and CMS, applicable to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, the PACE program, and continuing care retirement communities. Work with Senior Vice President for Litigation, Risk Management and Compliance and healthcare operations staff on development of policies and procedures and implementation of compliance program. Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risk, ensure policies are implemented consistently, and maximize legal position.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Previous experience as in-house counsel or with a non-profit healthcare organization desired with 5-10 years of health law experience with particular strength in transactional work, regulatory due diligence and contracting in the healthcare space. Must have knowledge of the general Federal and state health care regulatory schemes and preferably would have significant experience with and knowledge of HIPAA/HITECH Act, Medicare conditions of participation, the PACE program, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback statute, licensing and reimbursement. Experience in negotiations, writing and reviewing contractual agreements, including, but not limited to healthcare provider agreements, medical director agreements, lease agreements and service agreements. Must be able to cultivate strong working relationships with legal department members, senior management, compliance officers, and outside counsel. Superior organizational, analytical, and time management skills required; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively manage shifting priorities; and exceptional attention to detail and follow-up capability. Strong computer, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to train healthcare team and its affiliates on substantive legal topics.
Job ID: 39892239
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1660 Duke St.
Alexandria, VA 22314