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Associate Counsel (Remote)



United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

We believe that mental health is just as important as physical health. We recognize that mental health issues can be complex and multifaceted, and we are dedicated to treating the whole person, not just the symptoms.

We aim to create a world where mental health is no longer stigmatized or marginalized, but rather is embraced as an integral part of one's overall well-being.

We believe that by providing quality care that is both evidence-based and compassionate, we can empower individuals to take charge of their mental health and achieve their full potential. We are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of those struggling with mental health issues and we strive to be a force for positive change in the field of mental healthcare.

About the Role

We are hiring an Associate Counsel to be a critical member of a growing Legal and Compliance team at Rula Health. The Associate Counsel will report to Rula’s General Counsel and work closely with the Head of Legal and Rula’s Compliance Officer on a variety of topics, helping to navigate complex and difficult issues. Associate Counsel will provide interpretive guidance necessary for the rapidly expanding business, and will also be responsible for taking the lead on payor/partnership contract negotiations and assisting with other fast-paced legal initiatives. This person will apply their knowledge of the healthcare industry as well as their strong ability to communicate, spot issues, and problem-solve to make mental healthcare work for everyone.

Required Qualifications

  • JD degree from an accredited law school

  • Valid license to practice law

  • Member of the bar in good standing

  • Comply with all applicable state requirements to practice in-house as an attorney

  • 8+ years of law firm, in-house, or equivalent experience (i.e., business role, legal consultant)

  • Experience in healthcare regulation

  • Exceptional federal and state regulatory research and interpretive guidance skills

  • Strong contract negotiation experience

  • Strong communication skills that can bridge the gap between legal/compliance and the business to find the right solution

Preferred Qualifications

While having the preferred qualifications enhances your candidacy, having all of them is not mandatory. We encourage all interested applicants to apply, even those who may not meet every preferred requirement.

  • Telehealth provider regulatory experience

  • Experience collaborating closely with Compliance

  • Medicare Advantage and/or Medicaid legal experience

  • Experience negotiating Provider Network Agreements and/or Value-Based Contracts

  • Privacy and security experience (i.e., Business Associate Agreements and other data privacy legal issues/state consumer privacy laws)

  • Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (TCPA) experience

We're serious about your well-being! As Part Of Our Team, Full-Time Employees Receive

  • 100% remote work environment from anywhere in the US

  • Competitive pay and benefits that don’t change based on location

  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and FSA/HSA

  • Access to our 401(k) plan

  • Generous time off policies, including 2 company-wide shutdown weeks each year (for most employees) to focus on self-care

  • Paid parental leave

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Stipend to ensure your home office sets you up for success

  • Quarterly department stipend for team building or in-person gatherings

  • Wellness events and lunch & learns spanning many topics

Our Team

The people of Rula are what truly define our mission and determine our impact on the people we serve. We believe in building not only a team, but a diverse community, inspiring each other by taking on big challenges, growing and succeeding together.