Blair Cantfil helps clients develop strategies to navigate emerging health care policy and enforcement trends. She provides counsel to a broad-based group of companies in the health care industry, assisting these clients in matters related to federal health care program access and reimbursement, fraud and abuse, compliance, and internal and governmental investigations.
Blair is a creative problem solver who views her clients as business partners. She develops legal and policy solutions that enable her clients to operate effectively in an increasingly complex regulatory environment. Blair’s work spans both Congress and federal agencies. She has experience advocating client issues before all congressional committees with jurisdiction over health care as well as implementing new laws through the rulemaking process. Blair has extensive experience working with trade associations and coalitions.
She has particular experience in health care policy and regulation affecting cancer care, large health care providers including academic medical centers and hospital systems and nonprofit organizations. Blair also helps her clients navigate payment and delivery system reform, patient assistance programs, and applications of federal fraud and abuse laws to the hospital and pharmaceutical industries.
Prior to joining Manatt, Blair was counsel at an international law firm. Previously, she clerked with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Blair has also consulted with the World Health Organization and worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Services. She obtained a Honduran nursing degree during her Peace Corps service.