How Is Today’s Volatile Healthcare Environment Impacting Litigation?

In just the first year of the Trump administration, healthcare has faced an avalanche of change—from the proposed “conscience regulation” to tightening False Claims Act (FCA) scrutiny to new Medicaid work requirements. The disputes arising from the flood of new developments encompass both legal and regulatory challenges—and are being played out in both courts and government agencies. Ultimately, they may trigger significant shifts in existing healthcare law.

How will healthcare litigation be affected? What are the game-changing trends and cases to watch in 2018—and how could they remap the legal and regulatory landscapes? Find out in a new Manatt webinar for Bloomberg BNA. Participants will:

  • Gain the latest insights into the Trump administration’s healthcare positions, policies and priorities—including what we’ve seen in the first year and what’s likely to come.
  • Understand the major FCA cases transforming fraud and abuse litigation and the decisions to watch in the year ahead.
  • Explore the new guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for states seeking 1115 waivers that condition Medicaid eligibility on work and community engagement.
  • Examine the issues around the proposed “conscience regulation,” as well as the new CMS guidance to Medicaid directors restoring state flexibility to decide program standards.
  • Get an update on the laws and litigation around discrimination on the basis of gender identity and termination of pregnancy.

Ileana Hernandez, Partner, Litigation, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Michael Kolber, Partner, Manatt Health
Craig Rutenberg, Partner, Litigation, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

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This program does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. Views expressed by presenters are strictly their own and should not be construed to be the views of Manatt or attributed to Manatt.



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