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Vice President of Legal and Compliance

Company: DFW Healthcare MSO
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

IntraCare provides managed services to multiple healthcare entities in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Led by an exceptional leadership team, the company has delivered almost a decade of performance and service excellence in value-based care, clinic operations, and lab services. Emerging synergistic opportunities in these spaces have positioned the company for rapid growth. The MSO seeks to add a Vice President of Legal and Compliance to own the overarching legal strategy and provide innovative solutions in a highly dynamic healthcare regulatory landscape. As a key leader on the Executive Team, the VP will be responsible for identifying and overseeing all legal areas including, but not limited to: compliance, corporate governance, practice acquisition, commercial and corporate transactions, healthcare regulatory, labor and employment, privacy, intellectual property, and outside counsel management. S/he will serve as an internal advisor to the CEO and other leaders on strategies to proactively address a wide variety of federal and state healthcare regulatory and compliance matters, including telehealth, corporate practice of medicine, and data privacy. General Responsibilities:

  • Develop policies, procedures, and processes to ensure business units are in compliance with state and federal program regulations, health insurance regulations, regulatory requirements for business entities
  • In collaboration with Compliance Vendor, develop and implement necessary Compliance Programs, the compliance risk assessment methodology, vendor risk management framework, hotline monitoring and investigation procedures, and privacy and breach notification program
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide array of corporate compliant commercial and healthcare contracts (i.e., with employers, health plans and partners) in collaboration with sales, payer network management, finance and other business units
  • Provide legal oversite, involvement in preparation of documentation needed for acquisitions and divestitures in conjunction with operations
  • Work with outside insurance agents to ensure the company has the proper insurance coverages for risk liability, general liability and all other insurance coverages
  • Work with Human Resources on reviewing, updating and developing policies and procedures. -
  • Ensure administrative leaders provide adequate training to staff to ensure that they have appropriate knowledge of regulatory issues and requirements to carry out their responsibilities in a lawful and ethical manner
  • Coordinate as appropriate with outside legal counsel within approved budget
  • Take ownership of various projects that may arise from time to time, including Tax, Insurance, Entity Formation, Employment Policies, Acquisitions, Payer Network Agreements. etc.
  • Maintain company records and corporate governance to support external audits and/or any financing or other transactions that may arise from time to time
  • Address a full range of legal areas at IntraCare by developing, implementing, and monitoring a long-term strategy across all services lines of business, including but may not be limited to, healthcare regulatory and reimbursement, litigation, fraud waste and abuse, contracting, risk management, employment, corporate finance, transactions and governance, real estate, intellectual property, privacy and labor and employment issues.
  • Provides counsel on healthcare laws including those on medical records/privacy, Medicare, Medicaid and other government programs, fraud and abuse, physician self-referral and anti-kickback laws, patient care, informed consent, patients' rights, etc.
  • Serves on boards, committees, and work groups as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills and Abilities:
    • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and effective leadership skills which demonstrate ability to participate in innovation and change, strategic thinking, and problem solving
    • Sound judgment, high integrity, and dedication to ethical conduct
    • Ability to research, interpret, synthesize, and explain laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures make clear verbal and written presentations of facts or concepts to internal, external, and/or executive audiences
    • Ability to manage multiple high-priority assignments simultaneously and perform in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to ensure that schedule, scope of work, quality, deadlines and other organizational needs are met
    • Maintain a solid understanding of applicable laws, regulations, and enforcement actions to identify emerging risks, keep management advised, and implement policies and training programs, as needed
    • Ability to understand a dynamic competitive landscape through the legal lens to help build and adapt a strategy that differentiates IntraCare in the market.
    • Extensive knowledge of laws and standards governing the delivery of healthcare by Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent Physician Associations (IPAs), FQHC/LAL or non-profit clinics, senior care clinics, and laboratory collecting and testing sites, a plusEducation and Experience:
      • A Juris Doctorate or equivalent law degree from an accredited law school
      • License to practice law in Texas or willing to acquire a Texas license
      • Candidates must possess a minimum of at least seven (7) years' progressively responsible experience in healthcare law, with a preference for candidates with for-profit and non-profit experience
      • Experience with corporate transactions, corporate governance issues, and corporate secretarial duties. Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
        • Dental insurance
        • Employee assistance program (EAP)
        • Health insurance
        • Health savings account (HSA)
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Long-term disability
        • Professional development assistance
        • Relocation assistance
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Vision insurance Schedule:
          • Monday to Friday Supplemental pay types:
            • Bonus pay Ability to commute/relocate:
              • Carrollton, TX 75006: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Preferred) Experience:
                • progressive responsibility in healthcare law: 7 years (Required)
                • federal and state healthcare statutes: 1 year (Preferred)
                • knowledge of non-profit law: 1 year (Preferred)
                • corporate transactions, governance and secretary: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification:
                  • license to practice law in Texas (Preferred)

Keywords: DFW Healthcare MSO, Carrollton , Vice President of Legal and Compliance, Executive , Carrollton, Texas

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