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bnelson
Jan 21, 2022
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GENERAL SUMMARY This Paralegal position will provide legal support to the Insurance Division of Stratacor, which includes Delta Dental of Minnesota, Delta Dental of Nebraska, DDMN ASO, LLC and Health Ventures Network. This position also is expected to provide paralegal support to one or more additional business entities within the Stratacor organization, as assigned. Paralegal's primary focus is on providing support services for dental and other ancillary insurance product lines and insurance business operations. Responsibilities will also include assistance in corporate governance, contract preparation and document management related to providing legal support for all Stratacor entities and affiliates. This position will be hired by Abōva Talent, LLC, a Stratacor business entity. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Serve as support to other legal team members in managing steady volume of legal inquiries and external requests and notices relating to legal matters arising from the Insurance Division's Customer Contact Center, including but not limited to, subrogation inquiries, powers of attorney, guardianship and child custody orders, authorizations to release information, and subpoenas. Identify and collect information and data required to support the sufficient review and analyze of these legal inquiries and external requests. Assist in the preparation of appropriate responses as directed by your manager. Provide assistance to legal department team members to create, prepare, review, proof, edit and/or manage legal documents, including but not limited to, non-disclosure agreements, independent contractor agreements, consulting agreements, master service agreements and statement of works, vendor agreements, requests for proposals, corporate records, correspondence, reports and presentations. Provide assistance to the Chief Legal Officer on administration of Corporate Governance records, and in the performance of duties as Assistant Secretary as assigned. Provide document management for Legal Department matters, including document organization and review, maintenance of correspondence and filing, coordination of document distributions, and communication with attorneys (internal and external), regulators, internal clients and vendors. Understand concepts of dental and other product offering coverages, policy interpretation and claims adjudication to analyze and move complaints toward resolutions. Create, prepare, review, proof, edit and/or manage legal documents related to the support services performed. Provide other organizational, administrative and legal assistance with regard to Legal Department activities as directed. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of legal terminology and principles. Some familiarity with, or willingness to learn, federal and state laws and regulatory standards related to insurance, healthcare, privacy and security. Ability to properly manage and protect confidential and sensitive information. Excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects while working under deadlines. Self-starter with a sense of urgency, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, time sensitive customer-service oriented environment, ability to handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure with tight deadlines to ensure timely and appropriate response to issues raised. Excellent execution and organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent judgment and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive business information. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively interact with team members at all levels of an organization. Strong written and verbal communications skills to articulate complex business and legal situations clearly and accurately. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Ability to be flexible and willing to work on a broad variety of legal matters. Professional, responsible, and trustworthy. Required: Demonstrated full proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to start date. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree. (Paralegal degree or designation a plus) 3-5 years of paralegal experience Insurance and/or Health Care experience helpful WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS Travel Requirements: None Weight Lifting Requirements: up to 15 lbs. RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: General Counsel & Privacy Officer, Insurance Division Directly Manages: N/A Internal Relationships: Interacts with various levels of management and business departments within the corporate enterprise External Relationships: Works with external counsel and consultants as directed
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bnelson
Jan 21, 2022
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Job Details Description GENERAL SUMMARY This Legal Counsel position will provide legal support to the Insurance Division of Stratacor, which includes Delta Dental of Minnesota, DDMN ASO, LLC, Delta Dental of Nebraska, and Health Ventures Network. This position also is expected to provide legal support to one or more additional business entities within the Stratacor organization, as assigned. Legal Counsel's primary focus is on providing legal support services for dental and other ancillary insurance product lines, with a significant responsibility for Medicaid and Medicare. Responsibilities will also include monitoring insurance laws and researching the applicability of laws, regulations and other requirements to assist in the Legal Department's efforts to ensure compliance with Federal and State insurance laws and regulations, including Medicaid and Medicare. In additional, Legal Counsel will provide support to the organization's compliance program and be asked to support the team members and the General Counsel on other legal matters. This position will be hired by Abōva Talent, LLC, a Stratacor business entity. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Serve as primary internal counsel for Insurance Division government programs team on all areas of legal assistance related to state and federal government programs, including Medicaid and Medicare. Research, analyze and interpret federal and state legal and regulatory requirements related to Medicaid and Medicare as well as other insurance-related laws and regulations, and provide advice and consultation to General Counsel and members of the Insurance Division management team. Maintain awareness of proposed legislation and regulations and review existing regulations related to the Insurance Division's business and strategic plans. Assist the Chief Compliance Officer in ensuring identification of statutory and regulatory compliance issues related to Medicaid and Medicare, as well as healthcare, insurance and governance, including but not limited to, preparation, development and review of policies, procedures, training materials and other communications. Serve as a member of the Insurance Division internal legal team, working closely with the Delta Dental of Minnesota, DDMN ASO,LLC, Delta Dental of Nebraska, and Health Ventures Networks management and operations teams. Work with other members of the legal team on a variety of legal matters such as privacy, employment, litigation and other legal matters, as needed and directed. Create, prepare, review, proof, edit and/or manage legal documents related to the support and advice services performed. Maintain corporate records in compliance with corporate policies, including the Document Retention policy. Other duties as assigned. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Strong knowledge and experience in insurance and healthcare-related legal matters, including health insurance, Medicaid and Medicare, ancillary insurance, employee benefits administration, healthcare regulatory matters, data privacy, and healthcare compliance; with a preference for prior experience or knowledge in the following jurisdictions: Minnesota, North Dakota, and Nebraska. Self-starter with a sense of urgency, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, time sensitive customer-service oriented environment, ability to handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure with tight deadlines to ensure timely and appropriate response to issues raised. Excellent execution and organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail. Excellent judgment and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive business information. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively interact with team members at all levels of an organization. Excellent written and verbal communications skills to articulate complex business and legal situations clearly and accurately. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and legal regulatory research tools (such as Westlaw, Practical Law, and/or NILS Insource). Ability to identify and use the most efficient and effective legal resources to complete the work in a timely and cost effective manner. Unquestioned personal integrity; understanding of all applicable ethical duties and requirements; send as a role model of the values of the organization and practices required by law. Required: Demonstrated full proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to start date. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school; member in good standing of the State of Minnesota bar. 4-7 years of legal experience in a law firm or corporate setting, preferably in health insurance-related matters. Significant experience providing legal advice regarding healthcare, health insurance, data privacy, and/or benefits administration. Significant experience researching and interpreting federal and/or state laws and regulations. WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS Travel Requirements: Occasional Weight Lifting Requirements: up to 15 lbs. RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: General Counsel & Privacy Officer, Insurance Division Directly Manages: None Internal Relationships: Works with members of the Legal and Compliance departments and internal management and team members across the organization on business, legal and regulatory, and contract matters External Relationship: Works with outside counsel, external regulators, opposing counsel, customers, and their representatives and existing and potential third party business partners and service providers and necessary and directed by the Insurance Division General Counsel & Privacy Officer and Stratacor Chief Legal Officer
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