Externship Listings

ID #317
TypeHealth Care
Agency name line 1Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ - Newark NJ
Address line 13 Penn Plaza East, PP-16F
DutiesExtern will focus on issues relating to health law & health insurers and be exposed to federal & state regulatory compliance matters and also health care compliance, physician self-referral law issues, fraud and abuse, provider network development, managed care, product development and general litigation matters related to health care. Legal products may include responding to inquiries from regulatory agencies, providers and provier appeals; reviewing/preparing provider, vendor and member contracts in conjunction with a licensed attorney; drafting legal memoranda; research various state & federal health care issues; developing compliance educational materials, policies and reports; and organizing/preparing documents needed for litigation and participate in Mediation Fair Hearing. There may be opportuities to attend depositions, settlement negotiations, legislative sessions, and meetings with the NJ Dept of Banking and Insurance.
Agency descriptionHorizon BCBS is conveniently located in Newark NJ next to Penn Station, Newark. There are additional extern opportunities at our Ewing NJ office, near Trenton (see record #315). Please indicate which office you intend to apply for in your cover letter. Horizon BCBSNJ is New Jersey's largest health insurer.
Time requirementsNone
Position requirementsHealth Law class or related experience.
Writing sample requiredYES
Number of students requested3
Supervisor salutationMr.
Supervisor first nameJerome
Supervisor last nameKearns
Supervisor tagEsq.
Supervisor titleAssociate General Counsel
Contact salutationMr.
Contact first nameJerome
Contact last nameKearns
Contact tagEsq.
Contact title line #1Associate General Counsel
Contact phone #609-718-9068

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