Job Overview

Summary

This announcement will close on the day the 50th application is received or on the closing date, whichever occurs first.

 

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

The United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #5 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #55 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2013 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org.

This position is located in the Miami Office, Economic and Environmental Crimes Section of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida.  The district consists of more than 400 attorneys and support staff and comprises the main Miami Office, three branch offices, four divisions, various sections and units.

The Miami Office is within walking distance to the metro mover and metro rail (Government Center) transit center, a short walk to the Bayside Market Place and numerous restaurants and shops.

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

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Duties

If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for the prosecution of criminal cases brought by the Federal government and you will perform a variety of complex paralegal support assignments relating to Health Care Fraud.  Paralegal support and legal research assignments require significant specialized knowledge in the area of Health Care Fraud, including fraud statutes, penalty statutes, and health care regulations.   As a Paralegal Specialist in the area of Health Care Fraud for the Economic and Environmental Crimes Section of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida you will:

 

  • Perform specialized legal research and writing in support of Health Care Fraud.
  • Review and evaluate new investigations and referrals to determine the need for additional information and evidence, and plan a comprehensive approach to obtain this information and evidence.
  • Review, analyze and synthiesize Medicare, Medicaid and other insurance data for suspicious billing patterns, loss calculations, etc.
  • Review, notate, synthesize medical documents including Plans of Care, Superbills, Outcome Assessment Information Sets, therapy notes, and other documents.
  • Receive and analyze incoming pleadings and correspondence.  Determine appropriate action and note time limitations for responses. 
  • Assist Health Care Fraud attorneys in pretrial preparations by preparing, scheduling, reviewing, and organizing discovery (including proprer redaction of discovery consistent with local non-disclosure rules and Health Insurance Protabilityaand Accountability Act)

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1 to 5 days per year for training

Relocation Authorized

  • No