Steve Chiu is a Manatt Health partner. Based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, Steve has broad experience interpreting federal and state healthcare guidance. He has advised healthcare clients regarding the structuring of novel business initiatives and has assisted with revisions of the policies and procedures that guide their day-to-day operations to ensure compliance with relevant guidance. Steve has been engaged in a wide variety of projects involving Medicare Advantage Plan operations, Medicare Prescription Drug Plan operations, Medicaid Managed Care Organization operations, commercial insurer benefit design and coverage analyses, nonprofit healthcare service plan transactions with for-profit entities, tax-exempt provider operations, provider licensing issues, protected health information/confidential medical information privacy issues, and risk-sharing analyses for alternative payment models. He has helped clients craft practical approaches to achieve their goals in the midst of complex and highly technical rules and developing laws regarding issues ranging from hospital charity care requirements to the applicability of regulatory waivers for plans sponsored by employer groups.
Prior to joining Manatt, Steve was an associate in the insurance regulatory and reinsurance practice of a national law firm. Before entering the practice of law, he completed an internship with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and served as an administrative fellow with the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.