Aetna Compliance Lead in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 47459BR


Office based position only but can be located at any Aetna office location.

The Medicare Compliance Lead must ensure that the requirements of an effective Medicare Compliance program are met as expressed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in Chapters 9&21.

Fundamental Components:

The Compliance Lead must have specialized expertise in compliance, business, analytical and communication skills to support, manage and help develop compliance strategies, programs and processes to promote compliant and ethical behavior, meet regulatory obligations and prevent, detect and mitigate compliance risks. The Compliance Lead will perform the oversight of the compliance program as it relates to Medicare Advantage operations, and work closely with business operations leadership to provide risk assessments of current and proposed business activities. The Compliance Lead must have experience with Part C Claim.

Key attributes include the distribution and validation of regulatory alerts, performance of auditing and monitoring, evaluating risks and ensuring documentation (e.g. policies and procedures, etc.) is appropriate to demonstrate an effective Medicare Compliance program.

This position promotes compliance with CMS regulations and related-company policies, including Aetnas Code of Conduct.


Responsibilities include:

Maintaining an effective Compliance program, including, but not limited to, risk assessment, auditing and monitoring, effective communication and training

Preparation of reports for senior leaders

Leading compliance business process reviews and corrective actions

Maintaining current working knowledge and expertise in Medicare Compliance with a strong focus on Medicare Part C Claims requirements

Building and maintaining positive, productive relationships with internal constituents at the most senior and regulatory organizational levels, and is able to remove significant barriers, drive decision-making and influence ethical and compliant outcomes at all organizational levels necessary to accomplish goals.

Exhibits the following behaviors:

  • Anticipate and respond to future risk situations

  • Strong Acumen of Medicare Compliance, FDR requirements and Medicare risk adjustment

  • Leadership skills

  • Apply expert knowledge to mitigate risk

  • Demonstrate critical thinking

  • Drive and execute strategy

  • Promote collaboration among stakeholders

  • Institutionalize Medicare compliance as a core competency

  • Strong auditing skills

  • Effective communication


    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


    Functional - Claims//4-6 Years

    Functional - Legal/Compliance/1-3 Years


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    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

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Job Function: Legal