• 03.29.18

    Star of ‘Super Size Me’ Faces Contract Breach Lawsuit

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, was quoted by the Daily Journal for an article on a recent lawsuit involving “Super Size Me” star Morgan Spurlock.The publication noted that Spurlock confessed to sexual ...

  • 03.28.18

    Medicaid Could Move From Entitlement to Temporary Assistance Program

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Managed Care in an article examining major changes to the Medicaid program.The publication explained that the Trump administration and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma ...

  • 03.26.18

    How Can Medicaid Help Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

    Manatt's Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted in Biopharma Drive for an article on insurance payers using data to flag those at risk of opioid abuse. The article also cited Manatt Health’s white paper, Medicaid: Linchpin in State Strategies to ...

  • 03.26.18

    Blackstreet Capital Holdings Acquires 100 Percent Stake in Cartesian, Inc.

    MarketLine covered Manatt’s representation of Blackstreet Capital Holdings, LLC, in its acquisition of a 100 percent stake in Cartesian, Inc. Led by Alan Noskow, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice, the team included Katherine Blair, co-chair of the firm’s ...

  • 03.22.18

    Omnibus Excludes Cost Sharing, Federal Reinsurance Funding

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt's Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on the two-year omnibus spending bill that the House of Representatives passed in March. Excluded from the bill is funding for cost-sharing reduction payments and a federal reinsurance ...

  • 03.22.18

    ‘Blurred Lines’ Ruling Affirmed

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, was quoted by the Daily Journal for an article on the Ninth Circuit’s affirmation of a verdict that found Pharrell Williams’ and Robin Thicke’s song “Blurred ...

  • 03.21.18

    Cynthia Nixon Announces Gubernatorial Bid

    City & State New York quoted Manatt’s Bruce Gyory, a senior advisor in the firm’s government and regulatory practice, on Cynthia Nixon’s primary bid for New York Governor.Gyory expressed deep skepticism that Nixon would even be able to reach the 34 percent threshold that ...

  • 03.20.18

    ACA Stabilization Measures Excluded From Omnibus

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by MedPageToday for an article on Affordable Care Act (ACA) stabilization measures.Provisions aimed to lower ACA premiums and give insurers firmer footing, the publication noted, have been excluded from the omnibus ...

  • 03.20.18

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans Yield Profits

    Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Healthcare Dive for an article on the profitability of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health insurance plans.The publication noted that a review of the financial filings for 29 BCBS plans revealed that some ...

  • 03.19.18

    Manatt Health White Paper Examines Medicaid Funding for Opioid Treatment

    Becker’s Hospital Review cited Manatt Health’s white paper, Medicaid: Linchpin in State Strategies to Address Opioid Epidemic, and quoted Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health.“Medicaid provides essential funding and health coverage for ...