• Anne O'Hagen Karl

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    Direct: 212.790.4578
    General: 212.790.4500
    Fax: 212.790.4545


    Yale Law School, J.D., 2009.
    Notes Editor, The Yale Law Journal.
    Articles Editor, Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics.
    Senior Editor, Yale Law and Policy Review.


    Dartmouth College, A.B., Economics and Environmental Studies, summa cum laude, 2006.
    Phi Beta Kappa; Rufus Choate Scholar.

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    • Profile
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    • Honors & Awards
    • Publications
    • Memberships & Activities
    • Speaking Engagements


    Anne Karl focuses her practice on a variety of regulatory and transactional matters in the healthcare industry for providers, Medicaid managed care plans, and commercial health insurers. She assists providers and Medicaid managed care plans in negotiating, drafting, and securing regulatory approval for agreements, including those incorporating innovative gain-sharing arrangements. Ms. Karl also advises providers and payers on a wide array of payment and delivery system reform issues, including issues specific to Accountable Care Organizations, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and other innovative payment models. She conducts research and policy analysis on a wide range of Medicaid payment issues, including pay-for-performance incentive payments and supplemental payments, and she has experience analyzing Medicaid waiver programs. Additionally, Ms. Karl assists commercial health insurers with a wide range of regulatory issues, including analyzing federal healthcare reform requirements pertaining to commercial plans.

    Prior to joining Manatt, Ms. Karl served as a law clerk to the Honorable José A. Cabranes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

    Representative Matters

    Honors & Awards


    Coauthor, “A Compliance Conundrum: HIPAA and TCPA Clashing Dynamics,” Executive Insight, December 22, 2014.

    Coauthor, “‘Health Care’-Related Calls: Ambiguity at the Intersection of HIPAA and TCPA,” Bloomberg BNA’s Privacy and Security Law Report, October 13, 2014.
    “Hallmarks of the Accountability Model,” Executive Insight, March 3, 2014.

    “CFO: Value-Based Contracting,” Executive Insight, March 3, 2014.

    Co-author, "Provider-Owned Health Plans: Here's Why the Heightened Interest in a New Industry Landscape," Executive Insight, May 2013.

    Co-author, "Medicaid Managed Care for Children in Foster Care," Medicaid Institute at the United Hospital Fund, February 2013.

    Co-author, "HIPAA Omnibus Rule Reshapes Landscape for Health Care Privacy, Security Compliance," Bloomberg BNA Health IT Law & Industry Report, January 23, 2013.

    Co-author, "High-Performance Health Care for Vulnerable Populations: A Policy Framework for Promoting Accountable Care in Medicaid," The Commonwealth Fund, November 2012. 

    Co-author, "Toward a High Performance Health Care System for Vulnerable Populations: Funding for Safety-Net Hospitals," Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System, March 2012.

    Co-author, "Supreme Court Strikes Down Vermont Prescriber Data-Restriction Law," BNA, Inc., July 2011.

    Memberships & Activities

    Admitted to practice in the state of New York.

    Speaking Engagements

    Panelist, “Choices and Consequences: Health Policy and the ACA,” 2014 Ben J. Altheimer Oral Symposium, University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, AR, February 28, 2014.

    Panelist, "Staying Ahead of the Curve: Exploring the Evolution of Contracting Terms and Network Development," Best Practices in Network Development & Contract Management Seminar, Health Education Associates and Risk Adjustment Initiative & Society for Education, New York, NY, September 23, 2013.