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Law.com Litigation Daily | April 05, 2019
Manchester Complex Commercial Disputes partner Scott O’Connell, head of the Litigation Department, is named one of the Litigators of the Week for securing an award of legal fees for his clients, a group of 26 New Hampshire hospitals who sued the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The litigation team also included Boston Complex Commercial Disputes associates Morgan Nighan and Kierstan Schultz.
Reuters | April 05, 2018
Litigation department chair Scott O’Connell is quoted in this story involving Nixon Peabody’s representation of an association of New Hampshire hospitals in its successful appeal against the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The lawsuit relates to a policy change about how Medicaid payment are calculated.
Law360 | November 22, 2017
This article mentions Boston commercial litigation associate Morgan Nighan and Manchester commercial litigation partner and litigation department head Scott O’Connell for representing New Hampshire hospitals in an ongoing dispute involving a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services reimbursement policy. Scott is also quoted.
Law360 | November 17, 2017
This article quotes Manchester commercial litigation partner and litigation department head Scott O’Connell and mentions him and Boston commercial litigation associate Morgan Nighan as counsel representing New Hampshire hospitals in a dispute involving a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services reimbursement policy.
Law360 | August 25, 2017
Chicago health care partner Valerie Montague is quoted in this article about how Aetna Inc.’s mailed letters to policy holders regarding prescriptions for HIV drugs violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
New Hampshire Union Leader | April 16, 2017
Manchester litigation department leader Scott O’Connell is quoted throughout this article about developments in an ongoing case involving the New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association.
Valley News | April 04, 2017
Scott O’Connell, leader of the firm’s Litigation Department, is quoted in this article about potential budget repercussions from New Hampshire’s failure to create a dedicated fund for hospital reimbursements.
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HIPAA Alert | 06.26.18