• 12.12.16

    Weighing Potential Pros and Cons of Medicaid Block Grants

    Health Plan Week interviewed Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article on Medicaid’s potential move to block grants. While Medicaid is a federal entitlement program through which state funding is matched with federal dollars, block grants would be an ...

  • 12.07.16

    AK’s Draft 1332 Waiver Strikes a Balance

    Inside Health Reform interviewed Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about Alaska’s draft ACA 1332 waiver designed to stabilize the state’s health insurance market.Ario told Inside Health Reform that the Obama administration wanted to make ...

  • 12.07.16

    Community Banks Can Benefit From Fintech Partnerships

    American Banker interviewed Manatt’s Craig Miller, co-chair of the firm’s financial services practice, for an article about how smaller community banks can benefit from partnerships with fintech companies.“They’re not likely to be sponsoring startup incubators like the big ...

  • 12.05.16

    Dakota Access Refusal Looms Large for Future Energy Projects

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Craig Moyer, co-chair of the firm’s energy practice, for an article about the Obama administration’s recent refusal to grant permission to finish work on the highly publicized pipeline project in North Dakota. The publication reports that the Native ...

  • 12.04.16

    Manatt Receives The Partners Against Blood Cancers Award

    Manatt received The Partners Against Blood Cancers Award from the national office of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The award recognizes Manatt for its demonstrated ongoing support and enduring commitment to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Manatt has supported the Leukemia & ...

  • 12.02.16

    New OCC Proposal Could Give Fintechs More Freedom

    The Wall Street Journal quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, for an article about a new proposal out of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) that would allow fintech companies to apply for bank charters.Korn ...

  • 12.02.16

    Spokeo Ruling Sparks More Detailed Injury Complaints

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Christine Reilly, co-chair of the firm’s TCPA compliance and class action defense practice, for an article about how the Spokeo ruling has affected the way consumers’ complaints are filed in court. Reilly agreed with others who noticed that plaintiffs ...

  • 12.02.16

    Dignity Health Secures Supreme Court Hearing

    Law360 covered Manatt’s representation of Dignity Health in a bid for federal review of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit’s decision that church-affiliated hospitals like Dignity Health aren’t exempt from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Healthcare ...

  • 11.30.16

    More Requirements for Medicaid Enrollment Reduce Effectiveness

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about Donald Trump’s pick for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator, Seema Verma. Verma is likely to revisit waivers that focus on requiring beneficiaries to be employed, a caveat ...

  • 11.29.16

    What Block Grants for Medicaid Would Look Like

    Vox quoted Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about House Budget Chair Rep. Tom Price’s budget proposal, which includes block grants for Medicaid. In return for accepting less money, block-granted states would get additional flexibility to decide ...

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