Davita Assistant General Counsel - Village Health in Denver, Colorado

Position DescriptionNo Brag, Just Fact!Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysiscompany, and over the next decade, we're poised to build the greatesthealthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVitaVillage, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment totraining, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinicaloutcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an environmentthat enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.About DaVitaDaVita Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the parent company of DaVita KidneyCare. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the UnitedStates, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failureand end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care consistently differentiatesitself from other kidney care companies and surpasses national averages forclinical outcomes. The company's clinical outcomes for dialysis haveimproved for the past decade, and in many key areas measuring qualitydialysis care, we lead the nation. As of September 30, 2016, DaVitaKidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,318 outpatientdialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 199,000patients. The company also operated 139 outpatient dialysis centers located in11 countries outside the United States.The DaVita in-house team is known as the "Justice League or the JLD." TheJustice League is comprised of over 190 attorneys, paralegals, andprofessionals. The Justice League values diversity, support and respect foreach other, analytical rigor, commitment to professional development,and a passion for excellence.DaVita's well-regarded law department counsels all businesses of the Companyand provides legal support for all transactions. The attorneys are viewed asstrategic business partners and work closely with each other and with seniormanagement on a daily basis.Purpose of PositionThis attorney will provide legal guidance and support to DaVita'sVillageHealth subsidiary on regulatory and compliance related matters,including, but not limited to, Medicare/Medicare Advantage and Medicaidrequirements and reimbursement, federal and state fraud and abuse laws andother health care regulatory laws as such matters arise in the context ofoutpatient dialysis centers and related businesses. VillageHealth is astrategic business initiative focused on population health-based programsserving patients through commercial and government payors, accountable careorganizations, and health systems. The attorney's primary focus will beadvising the Company on issues related to healthcare regulatory andreimbursement laws and regulations. This position requires expertise incommunication, strategic and tactical thinking, navigating complexregulations and government policy, contract negotiation, data sharing /patient privacy matters, fraud and abuse laws and regulations, physiciancompensation arrangements, and a passion for improving care for some of themost vulnerable and medically-compromised patients.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESServe as legal regulatory counsel and strategic partner to DaVita'sVillageHealth integrated kidney care subsidiary, with an emphasis onhealthcare laws and regulations.Assist other DaVita regulatory attorneys,compliance teammates, and business clients in identifying and resolvinglegal/regulatory matters.Advise on compliance with federal and statehealthcare industry laws and regulations.Monitor changes in relevantregulatory and reimbursement areas, and provide education and legal counselto clients and JLD teammates on those changes.Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: A "communityfirst, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help youreach your potential. Performance-based rewards based on stella