• 04.28.17

    Health Industry Response to Breach Varies Widely

    Health Data Management quoted Manatt’s Robert Belfort, a partner with Manatt Health, in an article about a data breach at Western Health Screening.The company is offering three tiers of protective services to affected individuals whose information may have been on the flash drive that was in ...

  • 04.28.17

    Insurers Seek Extensions on Rate Filing Deadlines Amid Uncertainty

    Politico Pro interviewed Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about how states are accommodating insurers amid uncertainty in the marketplace.Ario said that even states that don't formally move their deadlines will still be open to insurers asking for ...

  • 04.25.17

    An Alternative for ACA Marketplaces in Small States

    Vox quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article about how to improve the ACA markets.Some smaller states, such as D.C. and Vermont, have opted to require all individual plans to be sold through their ACA marketplaces."It’s better policy," ...

  • 04.20.17

    Medicaid Helps ME Manage Health Costs

    Bangor Daily News quoted Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about how Medicaid policy changes could impact Maine’s state budget.“Currently, Medicaid can be and is very responsive to unexpected costs to the healthcare ...

  • 04.19.17

    Reduced Medicaid Funding Poses Risk to Vulnerable Mainers

    WABI-TV interviewed Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about how Medicaid policy changes could impact the state of Maine.“If it results in reduced funding, given what an important program it is for those very vulnerable and high cost ...

  • 04.19.17

    Support for CSR Payments Is Nearly Universal

    HealthLeaders Magazine interviewed Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about the impact that cutting cost-sharing reduction payments may have on insurers in the marketplace.There is nearly universal support for continuing the CSR payments among ...

  • 04.10.17

    Waivers Could Help States Combat Rising Health Costs

    Axios quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about what to watch for from states now that the GOP’s health bill has stalled. Waivers could help states get federal funds to combat insurance rate increases.“I'd venture to say that half ...

  • 04.03.17

    States May Follow KY’s Example on Medicaid Waivers

    The Hill Extra quoted Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, in an article about Kentucky’s pending Medicaid waiver.“You already have other states saying work requirements are important. You’ll see if Kentucky gets an approval, there are ...

  • 03.31.17

    Democrats, Republicans Both Predict Higher Health Plan Prices

    The Oak Ridge Observer quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about what to expect in the aftermath of the Republican healthcare bill’s failure.“There will be higher prices, and likely some places that won't have qualified health ...

  • 03.30.17

    States May Negotiate Expansion Tailored to Republican Leadership

    Inside CMS quoted Manatt’s Jocelyn Guyer, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about the aftermath following the failure of the American Health Care Act.Guyer credits the popularity of Medicaid expansion as one of the reasons AHCA failed to garner the 216 votes needed to ...