Members of the Government Relations, Health Care, and Litigation practice groups recently collaborated to help preserve the viability of a medical device distribution company faced with an erroneous bureaucratic decision that threatened to revoke the company’s participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs and which put at jeopardy more than 150 jobs. In addition to the...
Assisting associations and individual clients such as hospitals and universities in helping them develop and execute strategies to advocate for increased funding for priority programs or to forestall significant program funding reductions in the proposed federal budget or during the appropriations process. In 2011, issues included higher education/student aid, medical profession...
Assisting a Community Development Financial Institution in implementing its federal strategy, including building relationships with Congress and senior officials at executive branch agencies.
Advising hospitals on the implementation of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, legislation enacted as part of the economic stimulus law that created an incentive payment program to cover partially the costs of transitioning to electronic health records system.
Working through the US Congress and with various government agencies, assisting an association in the wound care industry to resolve regulatory issues, intervene on Medicare coverage decisions, and support advocacy on matters regarding diabetes care.
Serving as primary Washington counsel in support of a regional passenger rail project in Pennsylvania, including helping obtain nearly $20 million in appropriations over several years for engineering and design work, advising on issues before the Federal Transit Administration, and working on legislation authorizing the final construction phase.
Arent Fox assisted a client in developing and implementing a congressional and executive branch strategy for obtaining beneficial modifications to federal clean energy tax incentives and reducing obstacles for increased utilization of such incentives.
Working with a major pediatric-focused hospital in the eastern US to advocate for legislation and policy that will improve access to quality health care for children, in areas such as pediatric auto safety and state-of-the-art medical simulation
Collaborating with attorneys in the corporate and regulatory practice groups to develop and implement political and legislative strategies to improve a draft rule being considered by the Federal Trade Commission for a consumer products company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Dan and his colleagues also assisted the company in developing congressional support for its positions...
Advising a major publicly traded automotive supplier on developing its successful application for a multimillion dollar conditional loan commitment from the US Department of Energy to develop fuel efficient components for alternative fuel vehicles through the Alternative Technology Vehicle Loan Program.