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Director, Assistant General Counsel

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Employment type: Regular
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Categories: Legal / Compliance

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company; we exist to be there for people in the best and hardest moments of their lives.

Our team is the power behind that promise. And, as the industry rapidly evolves and we seek ways to optimize business processes and customer experiences, there’s no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us in delivering on it!

As a member of Team Blue, you’ll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career and make a powerful impact in our community.

As a Director, Assistant General Counsel on the Legal team, you’ll be accountable for researching, analyzing, preparing, and communicating legal issues to help BCBSNE achieve its operational and strategic goals. This position requires a thorough and in-depth understanding of the legal and regulatory environment concerning the Company’s business. Also Representing BCBSNE and its business operations with stakeholders and external audiences.

What you'll do: 

  • Obtain and maintain advanced knowledge of laws governing the conduct of the Company’s business, including, as applicable, PPACA, HIPAA, ERISA, state insurance laws, and other state and federal laws.
  • Research, analyze, provide advice, and respond to legal questions submitted by other attorneys, management, officers and employees regarding various areas of the law related to the operations of a health insurance company, with an emphasis on health insurance products, administrative service agreements, health network provider contracts, and related issues.4
  • Review, revise, and draft contracts and related documents related to the health insurance business in a manner that is legally prudent, compliant with laws, and best serves the customers and strategic interests of the Company.
  • Analyze and interpret state and federal legislation and its effect on company operations.
  • Counsel management regarding legally defensible positions and risks and assist management with understanding of new or changing legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned, including management or handling of litigation matters, manage outside counsel involvement in legal matters and management and oversight of operational areas within the legal department

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Juris Doctor and seven years of progressive experience working in a law firm, legal department of a corporation, or in a capacity requiring delivering legal services to clients An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to meet this requirement.

The strongest candidates for this position will also possess:

  • Preferred experience in health insurance, employee benefits law, and/or provider and member/group contracting

Learn more about what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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