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Managing Counsel Managed Care Litigation

HCA Healthcare
Posted Jun 07
Full Time
On Site
Nashville, Tennessee


This position is incentive eligible.


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Managing Counsel? 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 Managing Counsel like you to be a part of our team.


Job Summary and Qualifications

The Managing Counsel–Managed Care Litigation position is a leadership role within HCA’s 270-person global legal department, reporting directly to the Vice President-Litigation. The position primarily acts as the leader of a high-performing team of 15+ lawyers and staff members who handle managed care disputes for HCA that require litigation or arbitration. In this context, managed care involves the relationship between healthcare providers, such as hospitals and physicians, and payers, such as commercial insurers. The position also is a strategic partner to the Vice President-Litigation, assisting with complex managed care disputes and a broad range of litigation, investigative and administrative matters. The position requires strong leadership and organizational skills, as well as strong legal skills, judgment and acumen. The position also requires frequent communication and interaction with business and operational leaders outside of the legal department, as well as the creativity and adaptability to handle a significant and dynamic docket of litigation and arbitration. Finally, the position requires the creation and maintenance of good working relationships with outside counsel.



  • Lead team of lawyers and staff members who handle managed care disputes and related legal matters.
  • Partner with the Vice President Litigation on legal, operational and managed care team issues.
  • Create and maintain strong relationships and consistent communications with business and operational leaders.
  • Provide legal guidance and advice regarding managed care contracting and dispute resolution, as well as compliance with related laws and regulations.
  • Manage the litigation, arbitration and resolution of significant and complex matters, principally managed care disputes.
  • Engage in the retention, management and evaluation of outside counsel
  • Collaborate with legal department colleagues to ensure alignment of company initiatives and goals


Skills and Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of healthcare or managed care industry
  • Subject matter expert in the area of litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to access and develop talent



  • Juris Doctorate (JD)
  • 10+ years of experience in litigation, with experience in the healthcare or managed care industry
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team of attorneys and/or staff members
  • Law Firm experience


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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.

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Managing 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.