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NE Region Counsel

Oscar Health

Oscar Health

Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Hi, we're Oscar. We're hiring a Director, Northeast Region Senior Counsel to join our Legal team.

Oscar is the first health insurance company built around a full stack technology platform and a focus on serving our members. We started Oscar in 2012 to create the kind of health insurance company we would want for ourselves—one that behaves like a doctor in the family.

About the role

An important member of the Legal team responsible for counseling national and regional business teams on statutory/regulatory obligations, advising on provider relationship and contracting strategy, and providing expertise to further Oscar’s success in the NE region. You will work with Oscar’s Market P&L, Product, Network, and Oscar’s leadership teams. This role may have one or more direct reports and include the development of talent as part of the portfolio of responsibilities.

You will report to the Associate General Counsel .

Work Location:

Oscar is a blended work culture where everyone, regardless of work type or location, feels connected to their teammates, our culture and our mission.

If you live within commutable distance to our New York City office (in Hudson Square), our Tempe office (off the 101 at University Dr), or our Los Angeles office (in Marina Del Rey), you will be expected to come into the office at least two days each week. Otherwise, this is a remote / work-from-home role.

You must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, or Washington, D.C. Note, this list of states is subject to change. #LI-Remote

Pay Transparency:

The base pay for this role in the states of California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Washington is: $192,000 - 252,000 per year. The base pay for this role in all other locations is: $172,200 - 226,800 per yearYou are also eligible for employee benefits, participation in Oscar's unlimited vacation program, company equity grants and annual performance bonuses.


  • Analyze and distill complex legal issues into easily understandable content so Oscar can move corporate objectives forward in the NE region.
  • Be the national subject matter expert for one or more legal areas critical to the business enterprise.
  • Be the subject matter expert on regulatory and industry developments, including proactive identification and assessment of regulatory developments and related risks/opportunities
  • Provide daily legal advice related to Oscar’s Individual and Small Group lines of business, including broker/agent administration, corporate licensure, and state exchange and 1332 waiver program obligations
  • Serve as legal advisor on matters before state and federal regulatory bodies, including product , rate and network filings, service area expansion, and financial matters.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to further the development, implementation and continuous improvement of company and legal team processes and procedures
  • Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school
  • Law license in good standing and the ability to register as In-House Counsel in NY State (NY bar admission is not required)
  • 10+ years of relevant experience at a top tier law firm, in-house counsel, insurance regulatory agency and/or legislative committee

Bonus Points

  • Experience in regulatory advocacy
  • Experience analyzing state insurance codes and regulations and federal laws pertaining to individual and small group health insurance

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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 and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.

Pay Transparency: Final offer amounts, within the base pay set forth above, are determined by factors including your relevant skills, education, and experience. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits including: medical, dental, and vision benefits, 11 paid holidays, paid sick time, paid parental leave, 401(k) plan participation, life and disability insurance, and paid wellness time and reimbursements.

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

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