• 04.19.18

    Trump’s Plans to Lower Drug Costs Remain Mystery to Congress

    Manatt’s Ian Spatz, a senior advisor with Manatt Health, was quoted by Inside Health Policy for an article examining the administration’s plan to lower the cost of prescription drugs.According to the publication, Congress has not been privy to the specifics of President Trump’s ...

  • 04.14.18

    Changes to ACA Silver Plans Could Increase Premiums by 34 Percent

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Modern Healthcare for an article examining the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) reconstruction.The Congressional Budget Office projected that premiums for the most popular ACA exchange silver plans would increase by an ...

  • 04.13.18

    Federal Efforts to Recoup Money Unlikely to Impact Managed Care

    Manatt’s Jocelyn Guyer, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted in a Healthcare Financial Management Association’s hfm magazine on the Trump administration’s initiatives to confirm Affordable Care Act Medicaid enrollee eligibility.Guyer explained that hospitals and ...

  • 03.28.18

    Medicaid Could Move From Entitlement to Temporary Assistance Program

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Managed Care in an article examining major changes to the Medicaid program.

  • 03.26.18

    How Can Medicaid Help Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

    Manatt's Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted in Biopharma Drive for an article on insurance payers using data to flag those at risk of opioid abuse.

  • 03.22.18

    Omnibus Excludes Cost Sharing, Federal Reinsurance Funding

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt's Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on the two-year omnibus spending bill that the House of Representatives passed in March. Excluded from the bill is funding for cost-sharing reduction payments and a federal reinsurance ...

  • 03.20.18

    ACA Stabilization Measures Excluded From Omnibus

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by MedPageToday for an article on Affordable Care Act (ACA) stabilization measures.Provisions aimed to lower ACA premiums and give insurers firmer footing, the publication noted, have been excluded from the omnibus ...

  • 03.20.18

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans Yield Profits

    Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Healthcare Dive for an article on the profitability of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health insurance plans.The publication noted that a review of the financial filings for 29 BCBS plans revealed that some ...

  • 03.19.18

    Manatt Health White Paper Examines Medicaid Funding for Opioid Treatment

    Becker’s Hospital Review cited Manatt Health’s white paper, Medicaid: Linchpin in State Strategies to Address Opioid Epidemic, and quoted Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health.

  • 03.18.18

    V-BID Principles for Public Payers

    Manatt’s Adam Finkelstein, a counsel with Manatt Health, was quoted by AMJC.com for an article on the University of Michigan’s Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID) Center’s annual V-BID Summit, where Finkelstein was a panelist. The session focused on expanding the role of V-BID ...