In-house Counsel Roundtable: Managing Key Legal Challenges in Managed Care Operations

July 22, 2020 9:15am

Jerome Kearns
Director of Regulatory Compliance, Medicaid and Medicare Compliance Officer
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Newark, NJ)

Lou Patalano
Chief Legal Officer
Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health (Norfolk, VA)

Matthew R. Varzally
Senior Associate General Counsel - Recovery
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
(Richardson, TX)


Amanda L. Genovese
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (New York, NY)

  • Gain insights into the main day-to-day preoccupations of in-house counsel at leading managed care organizations (MCOs)
  • Identify the ways in which the shift to a value- based contracting is changing the nature of relationships between payors and providers
  • Learn how technological solutions are enabling greater efficiency in discovery and dispute resolution and often reducing need to retain outside counsel
  • Explore the ways in which leading MCOs are deploying artificial intelligence to monitor patient behavior and avert need for costly treatment
  • Analyze the trend in Medicaid expansion by states and how it will affect MCOs