• 03.12.18

    Compliance Is First Step in Record-Sharing Regulation

    Manatt’s Alexander Dworkowitz, an associate with Manatt Health, was quoted by Bloomberg BNA in a healthcare policy report article examining whether healthcare providers have enough information on and access to patients’ addiction histories.Dworkowitz explained that helping healthcare ...

  • 03.09.18

    Who Will Work Requirements Impact the Most?

    Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, was interviewed by Modern Healthcare for an article on Medicaid work requirements.In Arkansas, experts predict that more than the estimated 63,000 people will lose Medicaid coverage due to work requirements, the publication noted.“They ...

  • 03.09.18

    Non-ACA-Compliant ‘Freedom Plans’ Rejected in Idaho

    Boise State Public Radio interviewed Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on Idaho’s attempt to avoid Affordable Care Act provisions.In January, Idaho Governor Butch Otter issued an executive order encouraging insurance providers to come up with ...

  • 03.06.18

    Arkansas’ Medicaid Work Requirements Go One Step Further

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by TheWashington Post for an article on Arkansas’ new Medicaid work requirements.The publication explained that not only has Arkansas received federal permission to impose work requirements on Medicaid ...

  • 03.05.18

    Medicaid Enrollment Could Shrink by Thousands in Arkansas

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Think Progress for an article on Medicaid developments in Arkansas.The publication explained that Arkansas is the third state to add work requirements and other restrictions to Medicaid, which is expected ...

  • 03.05.18

    CMS Leaves Out Medicaid Expansion in Arkansas

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Bloomberg BNA for an article on Arkansas’ new Medicaid work requirements.The publication noted that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services did not address the state’s request to curb ...

  • 03.01.18

    Health Experts Concerned About Kentucky Governor’s Opioid Policy

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by ThinkProgress for an article on the Kentucky governor’s proposed opioid policy that has evoked concerns among some health experts.

  • 02.26.18

    Cost of Medicaid Work Requirements in Kentucky

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Roll Call for an article on the financial impact of Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements.Boozang explained that work requirements in particular are unprecedented for Medicaid agencies, and will ...

  • 02.26.18

    States Using Managed Care to Curb Medicaid Costs

    CQ Healthbeat interviewed Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article on the growing number of states that are using managed care to curb long-term care costs for Medicaid recipients.“A greater share of the elderly population is increasingly over the age of ...

  • 02.20.18

    Proposed Rule Expands Short-Term Plan Coverage Period

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was interviewed by Law360 for an article examining how the Trump administration’s proposed rule on short-term, limited duration insurance plans could impact residents in certain states.According to the publication, the ...