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Oscar Health // health insurance
 
New York City    Posted: Saturday, January 09, 2021
 
   
 
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Hi, were Oscar. Were a fully licensed health insurer. Our goal is to make healthcare simple, transparent, & human.

Were changing how health insurance works by creating a healthcare experience thats intuitive & puts people, not cost or workflows, first. Were using a consumer-focused & tech-driven approach to do so. This positions us uniquely in this space & creates one of the biggest opportunities in healthcare.

We brought together leaders from top technology, service & healthcare companies to deliver on our promise & to seize this opportunity. We all work side by side in a collaborative, energetic, & creative environment. The result: better people, better ideas, & better healthcare.

We are seeking a seasoned government relations professional reporting to our General Counsel with experience working for or closely with a state insurance regulatory agency to lead its government affairs function.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop & execute Oscars government relations strategy & Government Affairs function

  • Lead & manage Oscars growing Government Affairs team

  • With GA team, serve as face of the company to federal & state regulators & insurance exchanges in Oscars markets though regular in-person visits (post-Covid) & communications as necessary

  • With GA team, run point on matters of significant regulatory importance to the business, including significant business operational plans & emerging problems.

  • Communicate regulator priorities, interests, political dynamics, & other ground-level intelligence that could affect Oscars business

  • Run point on all executive-level regulatory contacts, including annual business reviews & meetings with state insurance Directors & Commissioners

  • Partner closely with Oscars Legal, Compliance, & Communications teams to make initial regulator introductions in new states, seek regulator guidance, report anticipated problems & business changes, & escalate issues within regulatory bodies

  • Work with Communications team to ensure press, social media, & other external messaging is consistent with regulator communications

  • Develop legislative & regulatory advocacy strategy for Oscars public policy priorities at the state & federal levels, including through liaison with state/federal health plan associations, & get results!

About you:

  • B.A. in a relevant field

  • 15+ years experience in a regulator-facing insurance industry role and/or working for an insurance regulator

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, dependable team player, who thrives in high growth & fast-paced environments

  • Ability to manage competing demands, shifting priorities, & the interests of multiple stakeholders

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

  • Proactive & collaborative, with a deep sense of personal accountability, ownership, & pride in your work

  • Desire to work in a dynamic & exciting space in lower Manhattan, with all the expected perks of a tech startup

  • Public company experience a plus

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves & find both belonging & support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds & perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, & we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, & volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicants disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team (accommodations@hioscar.com) to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

 
 
 
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