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Director of Regulatory Affairs - Seattle, WA or Portland, OR

UnitedHealth Group

Seattle, WA
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Director of Regulatory Affairs - Seattle, WA or Portland, OR(Job Number:722356)

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)


The Director, Regulatory Affairs / State Lead will manage relationships with NW state (AK, MT, OR, WA) regulatory and enforcement agencies to ensure effective communication, partnership and cooperation with the UnitedHealthcare (UHC) organization and specifically with the NW health plans. This individual will coordinate with various internal UHC departments and committees to assure operational and procedural compliance with state and federal regulations including, healthcare reform and related topics. The Director, Regulatory Affairs will also provide advice and counsel to regional leadership on legal and regulatory matters affecting the NW markets.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and representation to the Market CEO and the Leadership team in the NW markets
  • Develop robust relationships with regulators in the NW markets
  • Ability to work with UHG affiliates across segments in support of market and regional business objectives
  • Ability to manage and resolve complex legal and regulatory matters and to clearly and effectively communicate these matters to others internally and externally as needed
  • Ability to influence key internal and external decision makers on key policy issues
  • Ability to advocate policy positions on key issues on state levels
  • Manage the resolution of regulatory or legal matters affecting NW markets, especially matters concerning Exchanges and all healthcare reform issues
  • Work closely with Government Affairs to review and comment on proposed legislation and influence our agenda on key issues in these states
  • Consult and coordinate with new business, sales, product development and other functional teams to determine legal and regulatory requirements for commercial products being offered in the marketplace consistent with ACA requirements
  • Review benefit plans for compliance with state mandates and other requirements
  • Help to manage and resolve consumer complaints as needed
  • Actively engage with the regional team on market conduct examinations and other regulatory actions
  • Review of operational documents to ensure compliance with statutory / regulatory laws


Job Regulatory Affairs
Primary Location US-WA-Seattle
Other Location US-OR-Portland
Organization UHC LCRA - E&I Legal
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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