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ProfileLegal Corporate Counsel The candidate will negotiate, draft, and review contracts and other legal documents, including real estate leases, property and asset acquisitions, purchasing, joint ventures, managed care, physician services, licenses and other intellectual property agreements, academic affiliations, and financing and bond documentation. Will provide counsel on health care laws including, among others, laws governing privacy, Medicare and other government programs, fraud and abuse, Stark Act, Anti-Kickback laws, and EMTALA. Address the full range of legal issues arising at UW Health, including regulatory and reimbursement issues, fraud and abuse issues, contracting, risk management, patient relations, medical staff issues, corporate transactions and governance, real estate, intellectual property, and labor and employment issues.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have JD degree or equivalent law degree from an accredited college or university is needed. Should have 5+ years of experience advising hospitals and other health care providers on a broad range of health law matters. Experience advising Academic health centers is preferred. Corporate transactional and financing experience is preferred. Experience with Medicare/Medicaid billing issues and appeals are preferred. Admission to the Wisconsin Bar or eligibility for admission is beneficial. Extensive knowledge of laws and accreditation standards governing the delivery of healthcare by providers and suppliers, including hospitals, physicians, ambulatory surgery centers, and dialysis facilities are needed. Knowledge of legal issues pertaining to antitrust, acquisitions and other transactions, real estate, tax, and intellectual property is needed. Experience in fraud and abuse, physician self-referral, anti-kickback, privacy, billing and reimbursement, and patient care issues is essential. Superior communication skills in both written and verbal presentation, including all aspects of legal writing technique and procedure, and the ability to convey complex legal concepts to non-lawyers are needed.
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
2349 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562