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Healthfirst Paralegal in New York, New York

Description

The Paralegal will assist support to in house legal counsel on legal matters which include but are not limited to litigation support, Fair Hearings, corporate contracts, etc..

  • Providing support to in-house legal counsel to address and manage routine legal issues

  • Researching and analyzing law sources, statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles and codes

  • Preparing legal documents such as briefs, appeals, contracts, etc.

  • Reporting directly to in house legal counsel or attorney

  • Assisting in preparing and attending scheduled Fair Hearings on behalf of the Plan

  • Reviewing and logging Fair Hearing notices; compiling and coordinates assembly of documentation supporting actions taken by the Plan

  • Reviewing documentation and formulate arguments supporting Plan action, or if action cannot be supported, works with the appropriate departments to correct issue prior to hearings

  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Preferred familiarity with the Medicaid/Medicare programs and the Health Insurance

  • AA/AS degree in the legal field

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Familiarity with Microsoft office, Excel and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Paralegal Certificate

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple deliverables

  • Related experience as a paralegal in a law firm and/or corporate legal department or managed care organization

  • Westlaw and Lexis Nexus Software

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law, and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to careers@Healthfirst.org or calling 212-519-1798 . In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.

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