Associate General Counsel

Payer Compass is looking to fill an Associate General Counsel position in Plano, TX

Department: Legal Location: Plano, TX

Basic Functions:

At Payer Compass, we’re focused on solving the two most challenging problems facing healthcare today: spiraling costs and a lack of price transparency.
We work with self-funded organizations and health plans to provide the data and insight needed to make smarter decisions about the way they pay for care.
As the healthcare cost-control experts, we deliver the solutions you need to regain control of your costs and pay with confidence.

  • Work cross-functionally to identify, investigate, and manage risks across the business
  • Draft, negotiate, review, and manage a wide range of commercial agreements, including NDAs, HIPAA Business Associate agreements, client contracts (internal and external), and vendor contracts among others
  • Work cross-functionally to help develop and de-risk new product offerings and client communications
  • Advise business teams on a variety of legal and operational issues, including related to privacy, cybersecurity, and intellectual property
  • Monitor regulatory and legislative changes that present new product and market opportunities as well as operational and compliance challenges
  • Act as the go-to person for legal and regulatory issues related to market acquisition and expansion
  • Assist in managing corporate matters and M&As, as needed
  • Manage required state licenses and registrations
  • Manage outside counsel regarding any litigation or outside regulatory matters
  • Communicate with the Company’s Board of Directors and ownership regarding various business and legal issues, as needed
  • Communicate and coordinate with business partners regarding shared legal concerns
  • Contribute to the continued development and improvement of our Data Privacy and Information Security policies, practices, and procedures
  • Assist with various compliance projects and audits such as SOC 1, SOC 2, HITRUST, and HIPAA Risk Assessments

Education and Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of legal experience gained ideally through a combination of law firm and in-house roles
  • Member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas

Knowledge, Skills and Key Competencies:

  • Have exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Have excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Have the ability to work independently, juggle multiple priorities, and meet important deadlines
  • Have experience in technology and private equity-backed organizations
  • Have experience in the health care industry, specifically organizations serving the self-funded market
  • Have experience providing guidance on regulatory issues
  • Are a team-player with the ability to work collaboratively across various functions and with colleagues at all levels
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