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Liza Khan practices in the areas of federal-state programs and health care. Ms. Khan helps clients navigate state and federal rules and policies, including those governing the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Ms. Khan regularly counsels clients on the new mandates of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid price reporting issues, coverage and reimbursement of drugs and devices under federal health care programs, Medicaid Section 1115 demonstration waivers, among other issues.

Many individuals are covered by health insurance but are not the policy holders for that coverage (e.g., the policy holder is a spouse or parent of the covered individual).  Routine communications sent by insurers, such as explanation of benefit letters or denial of claims notices, are often sent to the policy holder and may contain personal and sensitive information about a covered individual who is not the policy holder.  California’s Confidential Health Information Act, which became effective on January 1, 2015, is intended to provide greater privacy protection to individuals covered by health insurance where that individual is not the policy holder.
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