Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us make the health care system work better for everyone as you do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of affirmative and defensive litigation and arbitrations involving the company Provide legal counsel in connection with internal investigations and responses to government inquiries Provide legal advice on complex and sensitive matters regarding various laws applicable to health care, and on issues concerning the rights, obligations, risks and privileges of the organization Protect the organization's rights in contract negotiations, settlements and litigation Acquire and deepen knowledge of the health care industry and the specific business practices of this particular business within UnitedHealth Group so as to best advise senior business leaders Provide a full range of litigation and pre-litigation advice and services with the opportunity to develop expertise in a wide range of areas in the health care space This position reports directly to Deputy General Counsel Manager
Required Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree 7+ years of litigation experience at a law firm or in-house position Proven success in effectively communicating and collaborating across a matrixed business and legal environment Demonstrated understanding of business problems related to assigned legal projects Excellent written and verbal communications skills Ability to evaluate and determine appropriate legal course of action to meet business needs consistent with company mission and organizational values Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts Ability to identify risk and opportunity, drive results, and communicate effectively with business leadersPreferred Qualifications: Significant trial, arbitration and negotiation experience Strong understanding of health insurance and/or managed care industry, including an understanding of health care benefit coverage and medical policy development Experience with regulatory agencies and administrative experience with state insurance regulations Familiarity with ERISA, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and other healthcare laws and regulations, as well as Medicare, Medicaid and commercial lines of business and HIPAA UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: litigation, Juris Doctorate, business, law firm, legal, trail, lawyer, Counsel, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, MN
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.