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Deaton Discusses Health Care Reform in the National Law Journal

April 01, 2017


O’Melveny partner David Deaton was featured in the April 1, 2017 National Law Journal article, “Health Care Reform: It’s a Waiting Game,” which explores the effects of a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act on the managed care industry.

Deaton, who co-chairs the firm’s health care and life sciences practice, told the Law Journal “there has been a shift, with qui tam cases moving away from pharmaceutical companies and hospitals toward the managed care industry. As more government payors get involved in health insurance, taking the role of a traditional employer-backed plan, the regulatory risks grow.”