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Attorney - State Regulatory at 091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co.

Posted in Legal 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut





Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they are doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Attorney is responsible for providing legal and regulatory advice related to state insurance laws and regulations applicable to Cigna's domestic businesses. This role will work on a team of legal and compliance professionals responsible for the intake and assessment of laws and regulations as well as the documentation and monitoring of implementation related to the laws.  Additionally, this role will support market conduct examinations and other regulatory inquiries or exams.

Responsibilities:


  • Provide counsel to Cigna's domestic teams, including intaking, summarizing and assessing the applicability of new laws or regulations.

  • Draft cogent Compliance Instructions (CIs) communicating the impact of new laws/regulations and present CIs to committees comprised of internal operational and business areas.

  • Document and monitor implementation action plans and escalate significant barriers.

  • Conduct legal research on state regulatory compliance topics.

  • Prepare comprehensive summaries of research findings including Common Bulletins as needed.

  • Answer questions from business areas as they relate to research findings and provide advice on interpretation of the research findings, specifically impacts on or barriers to proposed new business strategies

  • Draft Compliance Common Bulletins or comparable compliance documentation to explain regulatory topics trending across states.

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert on various state regulatory compliance topics.

  • Provide subject matter expertise for assigned topics on compliance impact; serve as a single point of contact for business and product strategic needs.

  • Support the Market Conduct Team during active exams and develop and manage post-exam Corrective Action Plans through to completion.

  • Facilitate responses to regulatory inquiries or complaints and support business operations by providing reliable and timely guidance on daily regulatory issues.

  • Work on assigned projects independently or with other team members.

Qualifications


  • JD; bar membership

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in health insurance industry including prior health insurance legal/compliance experience and a working knowledge of the health insurance business and regulatory principles.

  • Familiarity with insurance, healthcare, legal, government/regulatory environment to understand and articulate compliance barriers and suggest compliant alternatives.

  • Knowledge of Cigna products, systems and processes preferred.

  • Prior legal research experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including legal drafting and ability to apply law to business needs.

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated attention to detail, ability to analyze regulatory and business information, determine cost/benefit, and provide compliant solutions and recommendations.

  • Ability to successfully perform in a deadline driven environment with competing priorities

  • We are open to location in one of the following states: CA, CT, CO, PA or TN.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy), childbirth or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.