• 07.16.17

    Kolber Named a Rising Star of 2017 by Law360

    Law360 has named Manatt’s Michael Kolber, a partner with Manatt Health, to its list of Rising Stars for 2017. Kolber is one of five lawyers in the country to be recognized in the Health category.   The publication received more than 1,200 submissions for this distinction. A team of ...

  • 07.16.17

    ACA Repeal Could Leave Millions of Sick Americans Without Coverage

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was interviewed by the Los Angeles Times on how new proposals could leave Americans with pre-existing conditions without coverage.   The Los Angeles Times reports that the Affordable Care Act equalized the way health insurers ...

  • 07.16.17

    Will Phase-Outs Help States Keep Medicaid Expansions?

    The Hill quoted Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, on Medicaid expansions. According to the publication, some states may end their Medicaid expansions earlier than 2024 if the Senate GOP’s healthcare bill becomes the law, because maintaining expanded eligibility could ...

  • 07.11.17

    Ario Discusses Decline in Insurer Applications Under ACA

    MedPage Today interviewed Joel Ario, managing director with Manatt Health, to discuss the declining rate of insurers filing initial applications under the Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported that 141 qualified health plan insurers filed applications ...

  • 07.10.17

    Ario Predicts Likelihood of Affordable Care Act Repeal in Senate

    Law360 included Joel Ario, managing director with Manatt Health, in an article interviewing 11 thought leaders in the healthcare space on whether or not the Affordable Care Act repeal bill will pass. Ario stated that the Senate bill would not pass due to key Senate moderates appearing ...

  • 06.26.17

    States to Face Intense Fiscal Pressure Under Senate Health Bill

    CNN Money quoted Manatt’s Jocelyn Guyer, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on the far-reaching effects that the new healthcare bill would have on Medicaid.   As CNN Money reports, one aspect of the bill is to allow states to receive a lump sum, known as a block ...

  • 06.23.17

    Draft Bill Would Lead to Coverage Losses for People on Medicaid

    Inside Health Policy interviewed Manatt’s Jocelyn Guyer, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on the Senate Republican’s draft healthcare bill. In its current form, the Senate bill makes Medicaid cuts easier for states to handle in the short term, but more drastic in ...

  • 06.23.17

    Benefits May Not Be as Good After “Coverage Gap” Is Fixed

    Kaiser Health News quoted Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on how attempts to fix the “coverage gap” could be an illusion.  Kaiser Health News reports that Senate Republicans are purporting to fix one of the ACA’s ...

  • 06.23.17

    High Chance BCRA Will Pass House if It Clears Senate

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on the likelihood of the Senate Republican’s healthcare reform bill passing. Shortly after details surrounding the bill dropped, so did predictions that changes would need to ...

  • 06.22.17

    Takeaways From Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Joel Ario and Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, managing directors with Manatt Health, for an article on the key takeaways from the Senate’s newly unveiled repeal bill, known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act.  Law360 reports that immediate reactions from GOP ...