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Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Nashville, TN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech



This position is incentive eligible.


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Senior Counsel - Managed Care Litigation? At HCA Healthcare, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


HCA Healthcare, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Senior Counsel like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Manage managed-care litigation, arbitration and other disputes with managed-care payers on behalf of HCA and its affiliates. Analyze and advise internal clients about potential managed-care claims or disputes, as well as the contractual provisions and terms applicable to those potential claims or disputes. Supervise assigned managed-care staff, including paralegals and contract attorneys.

What you will do:

Manage Managed-Care Litigation and Arbitration (90%)

  • Manage pre-arbitration/litigation process
  • Select and manage outside counsel and experts in connection with litigation and arbitrations;
  • Approve outside counsel's litigation strategy, including review and approval of motions and briefing, significant discovery, mediation and trial strategy and any appeals, to ensure consistency with client's business objectives and HCA's overall policies and business interests;
  • Set budgets and approve invoices based on agreed upon strategy, including in particular budgets for e-discovery;
  • Assist with all phases of discovery on specific cases, including e-discovery, and supervise HCA paralegal regarding same; and
  • Evaluate merits of managed-care cases and claims, and advise business clients, VP of Litigation and General Counsel regarding recommended dispositions and settlements.

Collaborate with and advise business clients on managed-care contracting language and provisions and work with those clients on amendments to managed-care contracts. (8%)

Participate in legal training for business/operational personnel. (2%)

Education & Experience:

  • JD required
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Managed-care litigation/arbituration experience is required
  • Admitted to, or qualified to be admitted to, the Tennessee Bar
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Excellent professional judgment
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills/ability to interact with variety of people, including senior lawyers, business people, judges, arbitrators mediators and support staff
  • Experience with electronic discovery
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, proficiency or aptitude for learning PowerPoint, spreadsheet programs (Excel) and litigation computerized database.
  • Some travel required
  • This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleled resources and opportunities to reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education and career advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to our Executive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Senior Counsel opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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