Job Details

Government and Government Relations Attorney / Health Care Attorney in Oakland, CA

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Company name

Kaiser Permanente

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations
Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 9 yrs required


USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Sep 05,2018

Posted on

Mar 24,2018

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Regulatory Consultant IV Duties: Assessment of organizational systems and processes to ensure appropriate Health Plan oversight and survey readiness and determine gaps for remediation prior to regulatory surveys. All regulatory filings related to Health Plan’s Knox-Keene license (ex. contracts, benefits, delivery systems, new products). Benefits interpretation to ensure statewide consistency in providing benefits to members and compliance with benefits provisions in contracts. Processing regulatory complaints in a timely manner and trending, reporting, and analyzing data related to these complaints. May be responsible for project management relative to new regulations, legislation, surveys, new products, or other issues involving state regulators. Developing and directing proactive regulatory strategies to support membership growth. Evaluating, interpreting, identifying and documenting business impacts and overseeing the implementation of the work as a result of Federal Commercial and Medicaid rules, regulations and laws across all functions and regions. This includes managing relationships and maintaining communications with stakeholders at all levels and management and/or oversight of ongoing operations required for participation on public exchanges. Analysis of Federal commercial and Medicaid rules, regulations, laws and guidance to understand the business impacts. Ensure ownership for implementation. Serve as the FFM Exchange lead by overseeing end to end administrative operations and responding to questions and issues from the regulator. Monitor all product and rate filings. Lead the QHP recertification Community of Practice and oversee successful QHP recertification in all jurisdictions. Responsible for project oversight relative to implementation of new Federal Commercial and Medicaid regulations, rules or laws. Manages, creates, and maintains client relationships. An understanding of end to end business operations and business functions and how regulations impact business operations. May be responsible for management of complex business processes required for participation on public exchanges and communicate with stakeholders. Fosters comprehensive regulatory management through a series of activities to comply with all applicable regulations and statutes. Activities include: Planning: identifying and may lead the identification of regulatory accountabilities; identifying and may lead the identification of internal and external resources; developing and/or overseeing the development of regulatory work plans; participating on and may establish regulatory-related work groups; and managing external agency relations, Implementing: identifying regulatory requirements and conducting related analyses; creating or revising regulatory standards, policies, and procedures; monitoring regulatory adherence; and reporting on regulatory efforts and programs, and Validating: reviewing regulatory programs and content. Researches and stays abreast of regulations and statutes. Determines impacts of implementation of new regulations and statutes and required notifications, changes, and training. Communicates required changes, and leverages existing workgroups/etc. to facilitate required changes. Lead the development of operational policies and procedures that are complex involving multiple regions and departments. Provides on-going coaching, enabling team members to develop and improve skills and capabilities that support the effectiveness of the department and/or function. Serves as a technical/professional mentor to team members. Provides performance input and recommendations to management for development/training plans and/or performance reviews. May have formal supervisory responsibilities. Manage moderately sized project teams.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 9+ years of health care experience or other applicable experience-health care operations, audit, finance, project management, regulatory or public policy development, investigations, information security, or insurance/health plan governance experience. Years spent in law school that resulted in a law degree may count as applicable job experience; JD Degree will be counted in lieu of 3 years of experience. Bachelor's degree OR 4 years of experience in a directly related field. High School Diploma or GED required. Years spent in law school resulting in a law degree may count as applicable job experience. Advanced knowledge of health care operations, regulatory policies, practices and systems and regional operational differences. Contributes to the development of regulatory concepts. Broad knowledge of health care industry practices and standards. Ability to draft and revise documents including analyses, and reports. Project management and/or consulting skills.

Additional info

Job Number: 681990

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kaiser Permanente
One Kaiser Plaza
8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612