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ABC for Health is a Wisconsin-based, nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to linking low-income, health disparity individuals, children, and families, particularly those with special health care needs or who are at risk, to health care benefits and services. ABC for Health's mission is to provide information, advocacy tools, legal services, and expert support for low-income, health disparity populations to obtain, maintain, or finance health care coverage and services.

ABC for Health seeks candidates for the following positions:

grateful clientBilingual Health Benefits Assistant

ABC for Health, Inc. seeks a Bilingual Health Benefits Assistant (BHBA) to join its Madison, WI office. ABC for Health is a public interest law firm that promotes health equity and social justice. We help clients impacted by health disparities due to income, race, or poverty to connect to health care coverage and services in Wisconsin. A BHBA is an entry-level position at ABC for Health, with opportunities for growth and advancement. The BHBA provides help to attorneys and other staff in client interviewing, problem resolution, benefits management, and other advocacy services. The BHBA will help families, especially Spanish-speaking families, as they get, use, and keep health coverage and services. The position includes comprehensive internal training and requires at least a 1-year commitment. The BHBA reports to ABC for Health’s senior advocacy staff. Some travel to local health care providers to meet with patients is required. If you're interested in helping to provide direct client representation to address social and racial justice issues related to health care coverage and services, please contact us, following the application instructions below.

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Staff Attorney

ABC for Health, Inc. seeks a Staff Attorney to join its Madison, WI office and team. The Staff Attorney provides direct representation of clients having health care access or financing problems and assists other client services staff in client interviewing, problem resolution, medical debt, benefits management, and other advocacy services. The Staff Attorney will also contribute to policy work, interagency workgroups and training events. Other duties will include legal/advocacy services to families and children and youth with special health care needs and other low income clients. The Staff Attorney may also help with grant writing, grant reporting, and other grant fundraising and development work. The position is located in Madison, Wisconsin and currently includes remote work/tele-commuting options during the pandemic.

Qualifications: Attorneys licensed to practice in Wisconsin or Students expecting to graduate in May 2021 are encouraged to apply. Graduate of an accredited law school or otherwise licensed to practice law in WI are eligible to apply. Excellent analytical skills and communication skills, creativity, resilience, positive attitude and attention to detail are a must. Some knowledge of health law/benefits programs/insurance a plus. Ability to speak Spanish a plus but not required. Interested applicants are encouraged to follow the application instructions below.

Health Benefits Assistant

ABC for Health, Inc. seeks a Health Benefits Assistant (HBA) to join its Madison, WI office. The HBA helps us achieve our mission, stated above. A HBA is an entry-level position at ABC for Health, with opportunities for growth and advancement. The HBA conducts client interviewing, problem resolution, and other client advocacy services to individuals and families seeking health care coverage and services. The position requires at least a 1-year commitment. The HBA reports to ABC for Health’s senior advocacy staff. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred. Understanding of health coverage programs and public benefits is also preferred but not required. If you're interested in helping to provide direct client representation to address social and racial justice issues related to health care coverage and services, please contact us, following the application instructions below.

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Operations Manager

ABC for Health, Inc. seeks an Operations Manager to provide management, administrative, media services, and sales services support. The Operations Manager helps with IT infrastructure including data and information management, grants management, maintaining databases, preparing reports, design and graphics work, and operations of our in-house studio. The Operations Manager will help coordinate outreach, media, and communication activities between ABC for Health and its three subsidiaries. The Operations Manager will facilitate and coordinate studio work, filming, and videography activities and outreach. The Operations Manager position is an ABC for Health, Inc. employee, governed by that firm’s policies and procedures, but could transfer to HealthWatch Wisconsin, Inc. to assume additional responsibilities in the future.

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To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Brynne McBride, COO of ABC for Health, Inc. at bmcbride@safetyweb.org.

Fall 2021 Student Legal Internship/Externship

ABC for Health and its subsidiaries are now accepting resumes for the position of fall student legal intern/extern.

The position requires admission to an accredited law school and an interest in working with low-income, underserved, or at-risk families. ABC for Health works specifically on health coverage issues. Students with work-study awards, with fellowships, or working for class credit are preferred. Legal interns will provide legal research and writing support for firm attorneys and health benefits counselors and will assist in direct client service.

Duties include: interviewing clients at intake, client counseling, and investigation of health benefits denials. Legal research and writing experience are desired. A background in health care is helpful. Ability to speak Spanish and/or Hmong is a plus.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Brynne McBride, COO of ABC for Health, Inc. at bmcbride@safetyweb.org.

 

ABC for Health, Inc. is an affirmative action employer.