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A Primer on “Low-Cost” Group Health Plans

Susan W. Berson, Managing Member of Mintz, Levin, 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 2013 Israel Advanced Technologies Industries (IATI) BioMed Conference.  The conference is being held June 10-12 in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

Ms. Berson’s presentation is entitled, "Innovation in the Era of Health Reform."

The IATI BioMed Conference is the leading international conference covering the fast-growing field of innovation in the biomedical, health care and life sciences industries.  Conference participants come together to learn about the latest and future developments, explore opportunities for new business ventures and network with leaders in industry and academia.

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 Levin’s 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.