Lobbying Representative Matters #4

  • Because of its broad representation of health care clients, Nielsen Merksamer is actively involved in the development of all major healthcare policies including provider scope of practice and licensing, health plan regulation and California’s implementation the federal Affordable Care Act.  Notable legislative achievements include the development of Medi-Cal’s prescription drug rebate formulary program, negotiation on the state’s Managed Care Organization (MCO) tax, work on provider reimbursement rates, seismic retrofitting of hospitals and the landmark hospital provider fee, California Medical Information Act and increasing the scope of practice for a variety of provider categories.