Overview

As Cricket Health Counsel, you will report to the Chief Administrative Officer. You will help oversee legal strategy and matters related to entity formation, joint ventures, payer and health system contracting, and other contractual arrangements, corporate and governance restructurings, and financing transactions. You will also have primary responsibility for oversight of contract management and will routinely interface with the Cricket Health business development team and to draft, negotiate, and structure transactions. You will collaborate regularly with other senior leaders within Cricket Health, particularly within the Finance, Sales and Business Development departments. You will help manage a network of outside counsel and work collaboratively with other specialists across the organization.

You will also provide legal advice and counsel to the executive team and clinical staff regarding various legal matters, including informed consent, privacy, disclosures to law enforcement and other state and federal agencies, medical staff issues (including peer review), and regulatory requirements. You will analyze the impact and application of federal and state health care laws and regulations, including Stark, HIPAA, EMTALA, the Civil Monetary Penalties Law, fraud and abuse laws, the Affordable Care Act, and Medicare Conditions of Participation in connection with and in relation to the clinical, strategic, and business operations of Cricket Health and its affiliates. You will also develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all such laws and regulations. 

Required Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
    • Must have 5+ years of relevant experience advising hospitals, physician groups, managed care organizations, or other healthcare providers and/or payors, with practice primarily focused on health law related issues. In-house experience at early-stage healthcare provider is preferred. 
    • Admittance to Bar in the State of California is required. 
    • Strong drafting, analytical, research, organizational, and interpersonal skills, with transaction experience that includes payer and health system contracting, entity formation, joint ventures, hospital-physician alignment transactions, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, management services and other contractual arrangements, corporate and governance restructurings, and/or financing transactions. 
    • Understanding of health care regulatory framework (e.g. , Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, and HIIPPA), and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. 
    • Excellent business judgment, ability to think strategically and give practical advice. Strong financial acumen; excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational and presentation skills. 
    • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a highly collaborative team, in a fast-paced environment, to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and gain the trust and confidence of others. 
  • Benefits:
    • Competitive salary
    • Stock options + extended option exercise window
    • Health, dental and vision
    • 401k retirement savings plan
    • Flexible vacation

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