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Regulatory Counsel (Healthcare)

Remote · G&A · Full-time
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About Lyra Health
Lyra is transforming mental health care through technology with a human touch to help people feel emotionally healthy at work and at home. We work with industry leaders, such as Morgan Stanley, Uber, Amgen, and other Fortune 500 companies, to improve access to effective, high-quality mental health care for their employees and their families. With our innovative digital care platform and global provider network, 10 million people can receive the best care and feel better, faster. Founded by David Ebersman, former CFO of Facebook and Genentech, Lyra has raised more than $900 million.

About the Role
You will be a critical team member in Lyra’s growing legal team to support internal stakeholders in fulfilling Lyra’s mission to bring mental and emotional health solutions to large employers across the country. This is a full-time role that can be located in the headquarters in SF Bay Area (Burlingame, California), or remote and will report to Lyra’s Regulatory Associate General Counsel.  You will be expected to work independently in managing questions around a broad scope of health care issues, conducting legal research, counseling internal stakeholders to resolve questions, and leading projects to support Lyra’s growth. 
 
The ideal candidate will be an experienced attorney with a proactive nature in identifying issues and presenting solutions and someone who is searching for a collaborative environment brimming with novel questions in a health care environment. The legal team plays an essential role at the company, responding and managing all legal questions, and candidates with all around experience are welcome to help support the various needs of the company.

Responsibilities

  • Provide practical and solution focused legal advice and support cross-functional product and customer facing teams on business matters related to state and federal health plan regulations in a fast-paced environment (bonus points for medicare / medicaid experience);
  • Collaborate with internal and external experts to ensure that commercial agreements appropriately manage risk and comply with policies, laws, rules, regulations, and company objectives; and
  • Assist with relevant state regulatory filings and respond to requests for information.

Qualifications

  • Law degree and membership in a state bar with good standing
  • 4+ years legal experience in-house or at a law firm
  • Experience analyzing and advising on health plan laws at state and federal level
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
  • Experience leading projects, including collecting, distilling and summarizing issues from relevant stakeholders and moving projects forward
  • Experience in solving product legal matters, including communicating and collaborating effectively with stakeholders with wide-ranges of legal and technical experience and knowledge.
  • Experience working in-house with a technology company and/or health care organization strongly preferred.
  • Additional experience with the the following a plus: ERISA, TiC / CAA, MHPAEA
  • Willing and eager to take on new areas of law and function independently in a demanding fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities
  • Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the workplace
  • Sense of humor and strong affinity for team donut day

This is a remote role in the USA.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability,  genetic information or any other category protected by law.

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