• 10.26.17

    Does Trump’s Opioid Crisis Decision Go Far Enough?

    Fortune included insights from Manatt’s Jonah Frohlich, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article on the president’s declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency.

  • 10.23.17

    New ACA Legislative Requests Could Signal Doubt

    In a Law360 article, Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, commented on the administration’s new requests for legislative changes to the Affordable Care Act.   The requests outline the White House’s preferences for bipartisan legislation, which is ...

  • 10.20.17

    Insurer Subsidy Cuts Could Lead to Low Open Enrollment

    Current Hollywood quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article that discusses how states are asking the courts to require President Trump to pay Affordable Care Act subsidies to insurers. Washington State’s insurance regulator, for example, said it ...

  • 10.17.17

    Will Association Health Plans Lead to Cherry-Picking?

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, spoke to CBS News about a recent executive order that aims to broaden the scope of so-called association plans.   Association health plans, according to the publication, are formed when a group of similar small businesses ...

  • 10.16.17

    Short-Term Health Plans Have a History of Disputes

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Bloomberg in an article that discussed the history of short-term medical plans similar to those promoted in a recent executive order. According to the publication, these plans have a long history of customer disputes ...

  • 10.14.17

    What to Know About Trump’s ACA Decision

    The Hill quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, on important things to know about the Trump administration’s new Affordable Care Act decision. The administration recently chose to end payments to insurers that were meant to help low-income people afford their ...

  • 10.13.17

    Executive Orders Bring New Urgency to Senate ACA Negotiations

    Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Law360 in an article that examined how new executive actions make a short-term Affordable Care Act deal more likely.   According to the publication, recent executive orders will likely drive up ...

  • 10.13.17

    Cuts to Subsidy Payments Pose Tough Decisions for Insurers

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, on the implications of the Trump administration’s decision to end federal-cost sharing reduction payments to insurers. According to the publication, this puts a spotlight on senators who are trying to ...

  • 10.12.17

    Ario Discusses New Executive Order With The Atlantic

    The Atlantic quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, on an executive order that could make major changes to the Affordable Care Act. The order expands the use of association health plans and short-term health insurance, which have fewer benefit requirements than the ...

  • 10.12.17

    Executive Order Weakens ACA Rules

    Modern Healthcare spoke with Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, about a recent executive order that eases Affordable Care Act rules. The order gives businesses and individuals access to cheaper health plans with fewer benefits and consumer protections.   In the ...