Thought Leadership

Publications

October, 2019
Consider The Power Of Tactical Empathy
Law360
Co-author: Ursula Taylor
August, 2017
Why UnitedHealthcare’s Litigation Against CMS Is Unique
Law360
Author: Ursula Taylor
June, 2017
Why Actuarial Equivalence Matters for Medicare Advantage
Law360
Author: Ursula Taylor
June, 2017
Medicare Part D Direct and Indirect Remuneration- Where is it Headed?
White Paper
Co-author: Lauren Haley
December, 2016
Healing at Home in Illinois
American Healthcare Leader
Co-author: Lori Benso
November, 2016
CMS Proposal of Reinsurance for Risk Adjustment May Do More Harm Than Good
Bloomberg BNA Health Insurance Report
Author: Ursula Taylor
June, 2016
ACA Risk Corridor Funding Falls Short, Litigation Ensues
Law360
Author: Ursula Taylor
June, 2016
ACA Risk Corridor Funding Falls Short, Litigation Ensues
Law360
Author: Sandra Durkin
May, 2016
“Oversight, Enforcement, And Plan Sponsor Liability,” Chapter, Regulation of Medicare Part D Plans
Thompson Reuters
Author: Emily Moseley
May, 2016
Regulation of Medicare Part D
Thompson Reuters
Co-author: Elizabeth Lippincott, Lauren Haley
April, 2016
Emerging Disputes Over Risk Sharing Under The ACA
Law360
Author: Ursula Taylor

Presentations

November 15, 2019
"Litigation Trends in the Era of Health Care Reform"
2019 AHLA Health Plan Law and Compliance Institute
Co-author: Sandra Durkin
June 23, 2019
"Hot Topics for Health Plan Counsel"
2019 AHLA In-House Counsel Program
Co-presenter: Emily Moseley
May 15, 2019
"Affordable Care Act Developments and Impacts for Managed Care Organizations"
American Conference Institute's Managed Care Disputes and Litigation Conference
Co-presenter: Ursula Taylor
April 29, 2019
"Don’t Make a Federal Case of It:  Identifying and Managing Legal Risk While Supporting Innovation"
2019 Blue National Summit
Co-author: Emily Moseley
November 2, 2018
"The Opioid Crisis: Creating Opportunity and Managing Risk"
AHLA's Institute for Health Plan Counsel
Co-presenter: Emily Moseley
May 17, 2018
"Litigation Solutions Under the Affordable Care Act"
American Conference Institute’s Managed Care Disputes and Litigation Conference
Presenter: Ursula Taylor
May 1, 2018
"Two Kinds of Disasters for Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans: Responding to Natural Disasters and Avoiding Legal Disasters Associated with Risk Adjustment"
2018 Blue National Summit
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Lippincott
May 1, 2018
"The Opioid Public Health Emergency: A Call To Action for Health Plans"
2018 Blue National Summit
Co-presenter: Emily Moseley
May 1, 2018
"Litigation Solutions in the Wake of Affordable Care Act Implementation, Evaluating Claims for Relief Under the Tucker Act and the Administrative Procedures Act"
Blue Cross Blue Shield 2018 Annual Summit
Presenter: Sandra Durkin
May 9, 2017
"Navigating Your Clients Through Change and an Uncertain Regulatory Environment"
2017 Blue National Summit
Co-presenter: Emily Moseley
January 31, 2017
"Surviving a CMS-Mandated Independent Validation Audit: 150 Days and Counting"
2017 HCCA Managed Care Conference
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Lippincott
December 1, 2016
"The Last Leg of the Stool – Risk Adjustment Opportunities and Pitfalls"
AHLA’s Institute for Health Plan Counsel
Presenter: Ursula Taylor
May 18, 2016
"Value-Based Purchasing and Value-Based Insurance Design"
2016 Blue National Summit
Co-presenter: Emily Moseley
May 16, 2016
"Choose Wisely: Best Practices for Selection, Contracting, and Oversight of a Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Vendor"
2016 Blue National Summit
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Lippincott
February 2, 2016
"Trends in CMS Audits and Enforcement Actions Against Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans"
HCCA Managed Care Conference

Co-presenter: Elizabeth Lippincott, Emily Moseley
April 22, 2015
"Recent CMS Enforcement Actions Against Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans and Sanctions for Subcontractor Conduct"
2015 Blue National Summit

Co-presenter: Elizabeth Lippincott, Emily Moseley
April 15, 2015
"Critical Conversations: Strategies for Asks and Apologies"
AHLA Women’s Leadership Initiative
Presenter: Lauren Haley