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Humana Legal Counsel-Health Plan Contracting-WAH, US in Albany, New York


The Counsel work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. This position will be primarily focused on drafting and negotiating health plan contracts with providers and vendors for the provision or management of medical services.


The Counsel position provides counsel in a combination of disciplines. Begins to influence department's strategy. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

This position will assist in the drafting and negotiation of contracts with vendors and providers for the provision or management of medical services in the home. This work requires collaboration with multiple business segments within Humana.

This position will also assist markets and corporate leadership in the drafting and negotiation of provider and vendor contracts for medical services rendered in traditional facility or office settings.

Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate, with licensing in at least one state

  • Contracting experience with at least 2 years of contract drafting

  • Strong legal research, analytical and writing skills

  • Ability to work both independently under general supervision and within a team

  • Ability to work in a complex organization with diverse clients at all levels of the company

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in health law at a law firm or in-house health care organization

  • Familiarity with providing services in the home

Additional Information

Louisville candidate strongly preferred to work in local Humana Corporate office.

Interview Format

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we may contact you via text message and email to gather more information using a software platform called Modern Hire. Modern Hire Text, Scheduling and Video technologies allow you to interact with us at the time and location most convenient for you.

If you are selected to move forward from your application prescreen, you may receive correspondence inviting you to participate in a pre-recorded Voice, Text Messaging and/or Video interview. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

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