Major, Lindsey & Africa has been engaged on an exclusive basis by Sanford Health Plan, part of the larger nonprofit integrated healthcare system, Sanford Health, to identify a Senior Health Plan Corporate Counsel. Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 43 hospitals and nearly 250 clinics in nine states and three countries. Sanford Health’s 27,000 employees, including 1,400 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Sanford Health Plan, a nonprofit organization, offers a range of affordable fully-funded and self-funded health care benefits to individuals, families and businesses. This position will be located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.The Senior Health Plan Corporate Counsel will serve as Sanford Health’s primary in-house legal counsel in support of subsidiary corporations that provide health plans, third party administration, and wellness services and products. This position will be responsible for identifying and analyzing both complex and routine legal day-to-day health plan and administrative issues as well as integrate with and into, the Sanford Health Plan executive leadership team. This attorney will be expected to, among other things, serve as the subject matter expert and key resource for researching and analyzing legal issues related health plans and TPA and other administrative services. The successful candidate will have at least eight (8) years of legal experience gained in a major law firm and as in-house counsel handling a variety of legal matters, and at least four (4) years specializing in managed care and/or insurance regulatory and compliance experience. Candidates must have a deep understanding of the insurance industry. Experience with a health plan is strongly preferred. In-house experience is a clear advantage. Please send a resume and cover letter in Word format to SanfordHealthPlanCounsel@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the Company directly; resumes sent to the Company will be routed back to MLA.
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