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Litigation - Health Care Attorney in Oklahoma City, OK

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Company name

Oklahoma Health Care Authority

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Oklahoma City, OK

Date Last Verified

Mar 11,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018

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Profile

Deputy General Counsel II/III Responsibilities : Will provide legal advice to the agency and board and represents the firm in both administrative and judicial proceedings. Analyzes, reviews and researches copyright, trademark, software and related issues for the agency. Provides legal support for IT issues in the agency as well as litigation support on these issues. Represents the agency in administrative and judicial proceedings in both member and provider appeals. Prosecutes and defends administrative and judicial actions on behalf of the agency that involve more complex program issues within the Medicaid Program. Reviews and analyzes contracts for the agency and drafts changes to those agreements to assist the agency in its mission. Assists in the coordination of referrals and investigative efforts with the Office of the Attorney General/Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). Analyzes, reviews and determines impact of proposed legislation. Addresses contract bid issues. Reviews and analyzes agency contract bid documents, agency procurement manuals, evaluation tools, bidders questions and responses, and answer legal questions regarding pending procurement maters. Provides legal support for administrative bid protest actions between the Department of Central Services, firm and bid protestants. Addresses HIPAA and Open Records issues. Analyzes, researches and reviews record requests that involve the Open Records Act, HIPAA or Medicaid confidentiality laws. Attends meetings of various interest groups to explain the Medicaid program and answers information requests from legislative members and staff. Serves as principal contact for the provision of legal advice and assistance to an administrative unit (e.g. Behavioral Health, Provider Services, etc.). First- and second-chair responsibility in state and federal court proceedings involving the agency, including drafting of pleadings and discovery, motions hearings, depositions, trial and appeal.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : Level II: The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the practice of law. Level III: Should have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in the practice of law. Must be an Active Member of the State Bar of Oklahoma. OHCA Employment Application needed. Senior level administrative experience required. Legal experience required. This job requires legal knowledge of the Central Purchasing Act and legal research skills regarding procurement law. Other relevant legal and/or administrative experience. Significant background in health care administration, health care insurance and/or state or federal health care programs preferred. Advanced education preferred. Additional certifications preferred. Able to use computer research & case management software.

Additional info

Announcement Number: 1803003

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
2401 N.W. 23rd St.
Suite 1A
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Fax: 405-530-7218