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Mintz Attorney Susan W. Berson to Present at American Health Lawyers Association’s Institute for Health Plan Counsel

Susan W. Berson, Managing Member of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.’s Washington, D.C. office and a Member of the firm’s Health Law Practice, will speak at the Institute for Health Plan Counsel presented by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).  The program is being held on Wednesday, May 8 in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

The title of Ms. Berson’s session is: “Medicare Hot Topics.”

AHLA’s Institute for Health Plan Counsel is designed to address issues facing in-house health plan counsel with the implementation of healthcare reform, essential health benefits, qualified health plans, insurance exchanges among many other items.  The sessions at this program will place a particular emphasis on plan operational, contractual and regulatory issues.

Ms. Berson focuses on advising private and public health care service providers, including managed care organizations, pharmaceutical services providers, such as PBMs, behavioral health companies, specialty care companies, and integrated delivery systems, often in the context of strategic affiliations and complex service agreements.  She has advised some of the nation’s largest government health programs and has negotiated some of the nation’s largest pharmacy service agreements, and also advises on complex mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and network development programs.  Ms. Berson also has significant experience assisting venture capital groups and investment banks with investments in the health care industry.  In addition to serving as Managing Member of the Washington, D.C. office and Member of the Health Law Practice, Ms. Berson is a member of the firm’s Policy Committee.

Attorneys in Mintz Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters.  Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.