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Health Care Attorney / Insurance Coverage Attorney in Boston, MA

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Company name

Massachusetts General Hospital

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Health Care
Insurance Coverage
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

USA Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 07,2018


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Associate Risk Manager - Corporate Compliance Duties: Participate in all phases of litigation discovery, including preservation and sequestration of documents, devices and all other relevant materials Includes assistance in the management and analysis of aggregate claims data in conjunction with the Center of Quality and Safety Manage/ Analyze large collection of aggregate data from adverse event reports as well as from legal claims and potential claims. Maintains current and accurate knowledge of regulations laws and standards pertaining to MGH including but not limited to FDA, TJC, DPH, CMS, Medicare Conditions of Participation, Internal consultant to hospital departments and leaders on all matters of regulatory compliance, medical malpractice and other health care related laws. Integrates risk management program activities with clinical programs, hospital operations and administration, such as patient care services, environmental safety, research, human resources, infection control, occupational health, clinical laboratories, physician services, information management, patient safety, etc. In collaboration with Health Information Services and its Privacy Office, advises and assists with the operational implementation of HIPAA privacy regulations Day-to-day direction and coordination of the Risk Management Department including but not limited to: Supporting hospital and professional staff regarding legal, risk and ethical issues. Directing investigations related to adverse events for evaluation of clinical improvement and regulatory reporting. Provides advice and direction to the Office of Patient Advocacy on legal, risk, and patient safety issues. Leads the development and implementation of the MGH dispute resolution program. Other administrative functions including assessment of oral and written reports that come into the Hospital Risk Manager. Triage requests from outside attorneys, law enforcement, and certain regulatory agencies. Handles through resolution minor legal matters (i.e., certain subpoenas, credentialing requests).

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Advanced degree in relevant field required (JD Degree , MPH or MBA). 2-5 years’ experience required in litigation, healthcare, insurance, healthcare law, including participation in dispute resolution. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Experience in sensitive and effective negotiation. Familiarity or direct experience with healthcare facilities and clinicians. Familiarity with or experience with Massachusetts early settlement programs is desired. Knowledge of healthcare law, including regulatory and case law. Ability to work collaboratively with clinical and nonclinical disciplines within a major academic health center. Ability to maintain confidentiality in handling sensitive information.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114