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Associate Legal Counsel Pharmacy Benefit Management

Company name

Magellan Health Services, Inc.

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Date Last Verified

May 24,2019

Valid Through

Sep 06,2019

Posted on

Sep 06,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Scottsdale, AZ, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Health Care >> Health Care
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Associate Legal Counsel, Pharmacy Benefit Management
The candidate will provide legal advice and counsel to company officers, managers and employees in the pharmacy benefit management business. Under the general direction of the General Counsel or Associate General Counsel, provides direction and legal counsel to the company’s pharmacy-related businesses, including all subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint ventures. Contracting, including medical pharmacy service agreements, pharmaceutical rebate and various other service arrangements with manufacturers and health plans, pharmacy distribution agreements, and other agreements relating to the company’s specialty drug management business line. Developing responses to requests for proposals/requests for information in support of the company’s specialty drug management business, and otherwise working closely with the sales and account management teams on legal issues relating to procurement and retention of customers. Providing day-to-day legal oversight and counsel on a wide range of issues in support of and working closely with colleagues involved in the company’s pharmacy benefit businesses, including development of best practices to reduce the company’s legal and regulatory risks. Assisting on corporate development projects, including corporate transactions, through review and identification of risks relating to such projects and transactions. Identifying and assisting in the resolution of disputes and inquiries from customers, other business partners, and governmental/regulatory agencies. Providing other legal advice and assisting in tasks as requested by senior management. Researching, evaluating, interpreting and resolving problems. Guides and advises corporate officers and managers to ensure they are fully aware of the legal issues relating to and ramifications of their actions and decisions. Acts within corporate policies and guidelines, and according to the tenets of behavior of the legal profession. Must have JD degree and Bar admission. Should have 5+ years practicing law in a corporate setting. 5+ years Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) experience, experience in pharmaceutical manufacturer contracting, or experience in healthcare with focus on administration of pharmacy benefits is required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Product Suite is required. Must remain current with legal issues affecting the company, the health care industry and pharmacy benefits management business.

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Ref: R00000021424

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Hiring Coordinator
Magellan Health Services, Inc.
4800 North Scottsdale Road
Suite 4400
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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