We are currently seeking talented Attorney - Health Insurance for our San Antonio, TX facility.
The Attorney for health and life will support the legal needs of USAA’s life and expanding healthcare products lineup. USAA’s current health insurance product offering includes third party provider solutions in the areas of Medicare, medical insurance, hospital indemnity, ancillary products, and short-term health care coverage. USAA also underwrites Medicare Supplemental Insurance.
Advise as to federal and state health care law and regulations impacting USAA’s product lineup and its role as underwriter, broker/agent and distributor.
Provide legal support – including contract review – necessary to manage critical third-party relationships (e.g. broker/agent, technology, distribution).
Provides skillful legal counsel within area of expertise to manage regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to USAA businesses.
Leads complex legal and unique work assignments to deliver effective solutions. Engages and collaborates with other legal experts within the company and at times outside counsel.
Leads complex legal research and provide solution-oriented legal advice and counsel to internal clients that support business objectives.
Effectively manage and work with outside counsel to complete assignments with minimal supervision.
Applies critical thinking to review complex and non-legal material for legal implications that may pose a risk to the organization. Produces clear and concise written materials appropriate for submission to senior level internal clients.
May prepare written legal positions involving highly complex and unique issues that require a high degree of independent legal thought and strategy for resolution.
May act as a legal point of contact and proactively partners with Compliance and the USAA businesses to ensure compliance and/or mitigate legal risk.
Keeps abreast of changes in regulations and laws and advises organizational leadership of such changes.
May serve as a resource to team members on escalated issues of a complex nature.
May support or serve on cross-functional assignments relative to key initiatives.
Performs all other tasks as assigned.
JD from an accredited law school
Admitted to the practice of law and active member of good standing of the bar in at least one state or territory of the United States
4+ years relevant legal experience with law firm, health insurance carrier, health care manufacturer or regulator
Ability to exercise good judgment on complex legal matters
Ability to influence internal clients, which may include management and executive management
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.
Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and policies, including marketing and compliance
Ability to clearly distill complex legal issues into straightforward concepts for clients
Proven relationship management, customer service and collaboration skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools and applicable software
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
Additional Salary Information: At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.
USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.
Relocation assistance is available for this position.