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Associate General Counsel

$122,100- $234,700/ year
Posted May 14
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.

We are seeking a qualified attorney for a position in the UnitedHealthcare legal department supporting out-of-network reimbursement and our implementation of the No Surprises Act.

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

Primary Responsibilities


  • Act as internal counsel on the No Surprises Act and its rulemaking
  • Act as internal counsel on state law regarding out-of-network reimbursement
  • Act as internal counsel on preemption issues associated with the No Surprise Act and out-of-network reimbursement
  • Provide internal counsel across the organization on out-of-network reimbursement
  • Provide internal counsel on the resolution of pre-litigation, pre-arbitration out-of-network disputes
  • Provide internal counsel on state and federal arbitration proceedings involving out-of-network disputes, including brief writing for such proceedings
  • Assist in responding to third-party inquiries about out-of-network reimbursement and compliance with the No Surprises Act
  • Support the execution of post-payment settlement agreements

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
  • License to practice law in one or more states
  • 6+ years of relevant professional legal experience in an attorney capacity
  • Expertise, judgement and presence to advise senior leadership on legal matters
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations
  • Understanding of health insurance and managed care industry
  • Proven success in collaborating across a matrixed business and legal environment
  • Proven ability to drive results. Solid work ethic
  • Proven ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates and external company contacts
  • Well-developed written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience managing pre-litigation matters
  • Experience with healthcare regulatory agencies
  • Understanding of healthcare benefit coverage
  • 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.