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VP, Corporate Counsel

Company: HOPCo
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company is a vertically integrated musculoskeletal outcomes management company. HOPCo manages physician practices, hospital service lines, population health and value-based care programs, and musculoskeletal delivery networks.HOPCo is the managing partner of Arizona-based entities, CORE Institute, Northern Arizona Orthopaedics, CORE Institute Specialty Hospital, Michigan-based CORE Institute, and Florida-based Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.As HOPCo continues to grow, we are looking for an VP, Corporate Counsel. Please see below for the functions and requirements for this position.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide legal support for all acquisitions, mergers, and other corporate transactions, including legal due diligence, deal negotiations, transaction documentation and post-transaction integration.
    • Advise and collaborate with executive leaders to help structure transactions, identify and mitigate legal issues, and assist in crafting solutions to protect the company's interests.
    • Demonstrates excellent analytical, consulting, drafting and negotiation skills with the ability to make well-reasoned legal and business judgments and clearly explain complex ideas.
    • Work with outside counsel and the internal HOPCo business team to negotiate and prepare legal documentation need to bring transactions to closure.
      • Spearhead the evaluation of regulatory matters related to HOPCo transactions and other corporate matters- including evaluation of Medicare, Medicare, STARK, Anti-Trust, Anti-Kickback, HIPAA law and related state and federal laws.
      • Review policies, procedures, and training materials ensuring compliance with healthcare-related regulatory requirements.
      • Provide counsel concerning a broad range of legal, regulatory, and compliance issues.
      • Partner with internal clients to understand business challenges and provide compliance, guidance, counseling, and solutions to address challenges.
      • Keep up to date and advise on the potential impact of new and proposed healthcare laws and regulations to ensure continued compliance.
      • Manage outside counsel in all appropriate subject matters.
      • Perform other special assignments, strategic projects, or duties as needed.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
        • Licensed attorney holding a J.D. with a minimum of five (5) years of related experience, preferably within a healthcare environment.
        • Transactional healthcare experience handling physician practice acquisitions, physician contracts, joint ventures, and affiliations
        • Regulatory advice regarding Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA, and Stark and Anti-Kickback mattersREQUIREMENTS
          • Must be licensed or eligible to practice as in-house counsel in the State of Arizona.KNOWLEDGE
            • Strong M&A and corporate transactions experience, particularly in the healthcare and orthopedic areas
            • Experience with HIPAA, Stark and AKS rules, regulations and enforcement actions
            • Solid understanding of physician compensation models and employment law
            • Strong contract negotiation and drafting skills
            • Strong health care regulatory background
            • Experience with value-based care arrangements including bundled payments, capitation and other risk-sharing arrangements would be a plus.SKILLS
              • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact comfortably with all levels of senior management, physicians and healthcare organizations
              • Creative problem-solving skills.ABILITIES
                • Proven track record of bringing complex healthcare transactions to closure
                • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders to gain consensus regarding transactional issues ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS
                  • Normal office environment.
                  • Some travelPHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS
                    • Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.
                    • Some bending and stretching required.
                    • Manual dexterity using a calculator and computer keyboard.#HOP

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