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Corporate - General Attorney / Health Care Attorney in Newton, MA

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Company name

Five Star Senior Living

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General
Health Care

Years of Experience

4-7 yrs required


USA Newton, MA

Date Last Verified

May 29,2018

Posted on

Feb 09,2018

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Associate General Counsel The candidate will oversee healthcare regulatory and privacy matters in connection with firm more than 280 senior living communities and rehabilitation and wellness clinics nationwide. Will work closely with operations, IT, accounting, firm's communities, in addition to the Legal and Compliance teams in connection with these matters and reports to the Deputy General Counsel in charge of Healthcare Regulatory Affairs and Privacy. Oversight of healthcare regulatory and privacy matters. Oversee functional area initiatives, activities, and special projects. Serve as a healthcare regulatory and privacy resource for regional and community employees. Prepare regulatory related reports for senior management. Advise, draft and manage healthcare related contracts, including healthcare provider agreements, such as medical director agreements and related fair market value assessments, lease agreements and rehabilitation therapy services agreements. Advise and counsel operations on a myriad of healthcare regulatory issues, including fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, stark/self-referral, and privacy. Assist with government audits, investigations, self-disclosures and settlement agreements. Counsel operations on healthcare regulatory risks and assist in developing strategic solutions. Work with Compliance and operations to develop and revise compliance policies and procedures involving healthcare regulatory matters. Work with Compliance and Human Resources to develop and revise compliance training involving healthcare regulatory matters. Maintain and manage Five Star Senior Living’s HIPAA and privacy program, including policies and procedures, training and enforcement. Collaborate with Human Resources to develop and disseminate HIPAA and privacy program communications and training. Work with operations, IT and Compliance to execute HIPAA and privacy monitoring and auditing program. Oversee tracking and reporting of potential breaches to state and federal agencies. Establish corrective action plans and monitor implementation of those plans. Oversee HIPAA hotline, tracking, responding and following up to inquiries and allegations. Negotiate and manage business associate agreements. Must have JD degree and member in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar. Should have 4-7 years of healthcare regulatory and HIPAA/privacy experience in a mid-size to large law firm or in-house. In-house legal experience advising healthcare organizations is an advantage.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Five Star Senior Living
400 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458-2076