• 06.21.17

    States Could Soon Be Forced to Eliminate Medicaid Expansion

    CNN Money interviewed Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article on the likely effect that the GOP health plan would have on Medicaid expansion.  CNN Money reports that moderate GOP senators are hoping to extend the life of Medicaid expansion beyond the hard ...

  • 06.20.17

    Senate Contemplates Making Deeper Cuts to Medicaid

    CNN Money interviewed Manatt’s Jocelyn Guyer, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on the potential impact that the current Senate negotiations could have on benefits and coverage if lawmakers decide to make deeper cuts to the Medicaid program.   As CNN Money reports, ...

  • 06.15.17

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Dignity Health

    In an important victory for Manatt client Dignity Health and other faith-based hospital systems across the country, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in favor of the healthcare provider-petitioners on June 5, 2017, in Rollins v. Dignity Health.   The Supreme Court’s ...

  • 06.12.17

    Republican Senators Debate Medicaid Expansion Phase-Out

    Inside Health Policy quoted Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article on the similarities between Republican senators’ debate over the phase-out of Medicaid expansion funding in the American Health Care Act and Democrats’ decision to write the expansion ...

  • 06.07.17

    Senate Vote Could Lead to Thousands of Iowans Losing Coverage

    The Gazette quoted Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article on why Iowa’s hospital executives, who recently gathered for the Iowa Hospital Association’s Summer Leadership Forum, are expressing worry over the future of Medicaid.   The publication ...

  • 06.05.17

    Legal 500 US Recognizes Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    Manatt has received nine national practice area rankings in the newly released 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Additionally, two Manatt partners—Robert Belfort and Lindsay Conner—were recognized in the elite "Leading Lawyers" list for their areas.  The Legal ...

  • 06.05.17

    Alaska’s Health Insurance Plan Could Be Hard to Copy

    CQ Magazine quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on how Alaska was able to keep its health insurance premiums low at a time when nearly every state was seeing their ACA rates jump.   The publication reports that Alaska successfully put in ...

  • 05.31.17

    How to Stabilize the Individual Insurance Market

    Medpage Today quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on why Congress and the Trump administration must act now to stabilize the individual insurance market.   The publication reports that this is a “slim, struggling slice” of the ...

  • 05.24.17

    Challenges of Capping Medicaid Spending

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, in an article about the difficulties of converting open-ended federal funding for all Medicaid beneficiaries into a system of capped payments to the states.   Beyond the technical difficulties, the ...

  • 05.22.17

    Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments Hang in the Balance

    CNBC interviewed Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about the potential fate of cost-sharing reductions amidst a lawsuit challenging their legality.   If the executive branch had decided to drop its defense of the case—which ...