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Company: BHR
Location: Milford
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Join a Nationally-Known, Non-Profit Law Organization and Help People Access Medicare and Health Care

The Center for Medicare Advocacy (the Center) seeks an attorney with a commitment to health equity and social justice to practice in Connecticut. The Center is a private, non-profit, public interest law organization that works to advance access to Medicare, health equity, and quality health care for older people and people with disabilities. The Center focuses on the needs of people with long-term and chronic conditions. The organization's work includes individual advocacy, education, legislative and regulatory analysis, policy initiatives, and litigation of importance to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide. Headquartered in Connecticut and Washington, DC, the Center also has attorneys in CA and MA.

The attorney in this position will be a member of the team that leads the organization's high volume administrative law practice and individual legal advocacy. Among other things, the attorney will be expected to perform the following duties:

--- Maintain and manage a large case load of Medicare administrative appeals for dually eligible beneficiaries (those eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid).
--- Perform client intakes and provide direct representation for Medicare beneficiaries which will include regularly representing Medicare beneficiaries at Administrative Law Judge hearings.
--- Become familiar with the Medicare program in general, including statutes, regulations and policy, with a particular emphasis on the skilled nursing facility and home health care settings and the appeals process.
--- Draft educational materials.
--- Present at in-person and virtual trainings for attorneys, health care professionals, and other stakeholders.
--- Analyze and respond to changes in federal regulation and policy.

The successful candidate must have excellent oral, written, research, and organizational skills; an energetic, collaborative work ethic; a demonstrated ability to problem solve independently and as part of a team; and a passion for social justice. Proficiency in Spanish, and some health care and/or health care rights background are desired but not required. A law degree and Bar membership are required. (CT Bar preferred; ability to take or qualify for CT Bar required.)

The office is located in Mansfield, CT. 15 minutes from the University of Connecticut, 40 minutes from Hartford, 1 - hours from Boston, and 2 - hours from New York City. Some remote work options are possible.

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package.

To apply send resume, cover letter, 2 references and a writing sample to

Keywords: BHR, Milford , Attorney, Other , Milford, Connecticut

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