• 08.28.17

    What Makes 340B Penalty Delays Tricky?

    Manatt’s Helen Pfister, a partner with Manatt Health, was quoted by HFMA in an article discussing the current administration’s delay of the 340B penalty rule.    The 340B program requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to offer outpatient drug discounts to safety net hospitals ...

  • 08.26.17

    Healthcare Consultants Provide Answers Amid Uncertainty

    Manatt’s William Bernstein, chair of Manatt Health, was quoted by Modern Healthcare on the role of consulting in today’s increasingly uncertain healthcare landscape.   According to the publication, healthcare providers and payers are turning to consultants for answers. ...

  • 08.15.17

    Burg, Marshall and Schwartz Named Lawyers of the Year

    Manatt partners Edward G. Burg, Ellen R. Marshall and James R. Schwartz have been named “Lawyers of the Year” for 2018 by Best Lawyers in America.  Only one lawyer from each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year, making this a ...

  • 08.03.17

    Can Congress Cure the Affordable Care Act?

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by CBS News on state stability funds as a way to stabilize the insurance marketplace. According to the publication, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are turning their attention to stabilizing the insurance marketplace ...

  • 08.03.17

    GOP States Consider Medicaid Work Requirements

    Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, was quoted by The Hill in an article discussing how GOP states have moved to cut Medicaid. According to the publication, at least six states with GOP governors – Arkansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Maine, Wisconsin and Indiana – ...

  • 08.02.17

    Federal Experiment May Save Money for MA Medicaid

    Modern Healthcare mentioned Manatt’s Stephanie Anthony, a director with Manatt Health, in an article on a federal experiment that tests better ways to manage benefits and care for low-income and disabled Americans. The test is showing signs of saving money, despite initial ...

  • 07.27.17

    Manatt Named to American Lawyer’s A-List Top 20

    Manatt has been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” ranking of the top 20 law firms in the nation for 2017.   The A-List rankings, which The American Lawyer says include “the most elite law firms in America,” are based on results in five areas: revenue per ...

  • 07.25.17

    How HHS Might Let States Decide Essential Health Benefits

    In a Bloomberg BNA article, Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, discussed potential regulatory changes in governing the Affordable Care Act. The Department of Health and Human Services has legal latitude in this situation, and can use it whether or not the ACA is ...

  • 07.21.17

    Los Angeles Times Cites Manatt Health Study on ACA Repeal

    The Los Angeles Times cited Manatt Health’s recent study in an article which discussed the increased premiums that Americans may face under Senate Republican healthcare proposals. The study, by Manatt Health partner Deborah Bachrach and Manatt Health senior managing director Patricia Boozang, ...

  • 07.21.17

    Will Federal Insurance Waivers Help States Self-Regulate?

    Manatt Health managing director Joel Ario was quoted by The Heritage Foundation in an article discussing how the Senate healthcare bill would allow states to regulate their own insurance markets.   The bill, according to the publication, would allow states to take advantage of a broad waiver ...