• 01.11.18

    Kentucky Could See Medicaid Work Requirements in Near Future

    Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was interviewed by the WFPL for an article on Kentucky’s new Medicaid work requirement. On Jan. 4, the federal government approved Kentucky’s request to begin using a work requirement as a condition ...

  • 01.04.18

    CHIP Funding Delayed as Hill Focuses Elsewhere

    Manatt’s Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director with Manatt Health, was interviewed by Law360 for an article on where Congress’ attention is focused this month and how that impacts other programs awaiting funding. Among those issues, the publication noted, are struggles ...

  • 12.29.17

    Challenges Facing Medicaid in Upcoming Year

    Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, was quoted by The Hill in an article that discussed the tests Medicaid may face in 2018 at both the federal and state levels. Although congressional Republicans failed to impose drastic cuts to Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care ...

  • 12.28.17

    Manatt Health Report Broadens At-Home Medicaid Options

    Forbes interviewed Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article on the ways states are helping people get Medicaid at home. Manatt Health’s recent toolkit, “ Strengthening Medicaid LTSS in an Evolving Policy Environment,” was also cited. The ...

  • 12.18.17

    Tips for Parents During CHIP Waiting Period

    CBS News quoted Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, in an article on what parents need to know about funding delays for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. On Sept. 30, Congress failed to reauthorize funding for CHIP. State governors, child advocates and ...

  • 12.18.17

    Under New AG, CA Hospitals Seek to Cut Charity Care

    Manatt’s Jim Schwartz, a partner with Manatt Health, spoke to Modern Healthcare about California hospitals that are seeking to cut charity care by more than half. According to the publication, the California Hospital Association needs Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s ...

  • 12.18.17

    Individual Mandate Repeal Puts Pressure on Insurers

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article examining how the new GOP tax proposal could impact health insurers. The publication explained that the proposal would cut the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that individuals ...

  • 12.08.17

    Mann Testifies Before CA Assembly on Medicaid Buy-In

    Cindy Mann, a Manatt Health partner with more than three decades of experience in federal- and state-level health policy, testified before the California Assembly Select Committee on Healthcare Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage on Dec. 11.   As part of an informational hearing on ...

  • 11.29.17

    Short-Term Health Plans Fall Short of ACA Standards

    NBC News quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article discussing the limitations of non-Affordable Care Act–compliant short-term health insurance plans. An Obama administration rule limited short-term health plan coverage to three months, ...

  • 11.20.17

    New Report Disputes CBO’s Analysis of ACA Mandate Repeal

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Inside Health Policy for an article on a new report by S&P Global that weighs the impact of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate repeal. According to the publication, S&P Global found that ...