Overview: Mercy Health seeks an Associate General Counsel with expertise in health care law matters, to be responsible for advising on matters involving transactions with hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers, and the federal and state fraud and abuse laws, including the federal Anti-Kickback statute and the Stark Law, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and payment rules, HIPAA, and EMTALA, among others. The successful candidate will also provide strategic guidance and input on regional physician and hospital transactions and system initiatives.
The System: Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest health systems in the United States, employing approximately 34,000 employees in Ohio and Kentucky. With more than $6 billion in assets, Mercy Health operates about 450 health facilities, including 23 hospitals, eight senior living communities, five hospice programs and seven home health agencies.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least seven (7) years of extensive healthcare regulatory law experience in a major law firm, governmental entity or integrated healthcare system with a thorough understanding of healthcare related statutes and regulations, interpretations, court cases, and regulatory and other governmental analysis (including those pertaining to the Stark Law, Fraud and Abuse/Anti-Kickback Prohibitions, Tax Exemption Principles and Intermediate Sanctions). Recent law firm or governmental experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have a passion for serving the needs of others.
Relocation: Yes. This is a national search.
Compensation: Competitive in the market and commensurate with experience.
Bar Admission: Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio or another state.
Please send a resume in Word format and cover letter to MercyAGCReg@mlaglobal.com for consideration.
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