• 03.10.17

    Governors Express Concern Over Medicaid Funding

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about the power of Republican governors who have stepped in to express concern over cutting funding to Medicaid.   Those governors, along with more moderate GOP senators and ...

  • 03.07.17

    ACA Replacement Would End Federal Medicaid Funding

    CNN Money quoted Manatt’s Jocelyn Guyer, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article analyzing the Republicans’ plans to replace the Affordable Care Act. The plan would end the enhanced federal Medicaid funding for new enrollees starting in 2020. Those already in the ...

  • 03.07.17

    How Capped Medicaid Payments Could Affect States

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, in an article about the effects of capping Medicaid payments below actual costs, as proposed in the House’s ACA Repeal Bill. The publication reports that some fear states would not be in a ...

  • 03.01.17

    Patient Stories Highlight Value of Health Treatments

    PharmaVOICE quoted Manatt’s Sandy Robinson, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article about how patient views have shifted to the forefront across the healthcare industry. “With a greater emphasis on increased patient outcomes for less cost, patient stories are being ...

  • 02.28.17

    The ACA’s Under-26 Provision Expected to Stay

    The Washington Post quoted Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article countering the notion that two provisions in the Affordable Care Act are “Republican provisions.” The claims originated with Representative Marsha Blackburn, ...

  • 02.25.17

    Without Federal Reimbursement, Medicaid Candidates Left Uncovered

    CNN Money quoted Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, in an article about the risks associated with the GOP’s draft of an ACA repeal. The draft legislation doesn't repeal Medicaid expansion for low-income adults, but it eliminates the enhanced federal ...

  • 02.23.17

    Policy Extension Gives States Flexibility, Influences Risk Pool

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article about the Trump administration’s recent decision to allow an additional year for individual and small-group health plans to comply with the Affordable Care Act's coverage rules. ...

  • 02.15.17

    Actuarial Proposals Could Provide Insight for Lawmakers

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about actuaries’ proposals on how to transform the insurance market. The publication reports that five different reform proposals were recently chosen as finalists in a national ...

  • 02.15.17

    Trump’s Proposed Rule Would Preserve Market

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Michael Kolber, a partner with Manatt Health, in an article about the Trump administration’s plan to stabilize the Affordable Care Act. While some ACA backers were discouraged by Trump’s proposed rule, Kolber remains hopeful. “There was a ...

  • 02.06.17

    Candidates for FDA Commissioner Narrow to Two

    Politico quoted Manatt’s Ian Spatz, a senior advisor with Manatt Health, in an article about the anticipation building ahead of an FDA commissioner appointment. The publication reports that most onlookers believe the choice for the appointment is down to two candidates—Scott ...