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Associate General Counsel, Medicare Part D

$122,100- $234,700/ year
Posted May 07
Full Time
RemoteMinnetonka, Minnesota

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Advise UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Part D business
  • Counsel on Part D product, clinical (Pharmaceutical & Therapeutic Committee, formulary development), marketing, and regulatory requirements
  • Provide strategic counsel to the business on the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Agreements, benefit implementation and management, and compliance oversight and monitoring
  • Provide counsel and subject matter expertise on the CMS rules and regulations, the False Claims Act, and the Federal Anti-kickback Statute
  • Support key areas for regulatory advocacy
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the legal and compliance departments

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications


  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Current, active licensure within state of residence
  • 5+ years of experience as a licensed attorney
  • Familiarity with the Medicare Program
  • Familiarity with the Federal False Claims Act and Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

Preferred Qualifications


  • 2+ years of relevant legal experience in health care
  • Part D, insurance, regulatory, or other healthcare experience
  • Experience providing strategic legal advice as in house counsel
  • Experience with regulatory agencies
  • Demonstrated understanding of business problems related to assigned legal projects and ability to evaluate and determine appropriate course of legal action to meet business unit needs
  • Proven success in collaborating across a matrixed legal department
  • Proven well-developed presentation skills
  • Proven ability to drive results
  • Proven ability to work effectively in an ambiguous environment
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented workplace
  • Proven ability to prioritize and work effectively under time constraints
  • Proven ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts

Required Competencies


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid work ethic
  • Comfortable taking ownership and accountability for projects
  • All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $122,100 to $234,700 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

_At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

_ _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.