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Patricia Boozang

Manatt Health Solutions
New York, NY
Patricia Boozang is Senior Managing Director of Manatt Health Solutions, an interdisciplinary policy and business advisory practice of Manatt, Phelps &Phillips, LLP. Ms. Boozang provides policy, strategy and operations advice to awide range of state and federal agencies and public and private healthcare organizations. She has particular experience in helping clients navigate the operational, regulatory and political challenges of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other government health insurance programs, including Medicaid, Medicare and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Ms. Boozang regularlyadvises foundations, states and health plans on health reform implementation.
Ms. Boozang is skilled at managing complex projects involving a mix of public agencies and private stakeholders. She advises the Coalition of New York State Public Health Plans, an association of ten managed care plans that collectively serves more than 2 million beneficiaries of New York State’s public health insurance programs. She also manages and facilitates the CMS Exchange Innovator and Federally Facilitated Marketplace Learning Collaboratives, working with states on health benefit exchange implementation, eligibility and enrollment,and technology development issues. Ms. Boozang led Manatt’s exchange implementation work for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including evaluating coverage transition consideration for enrollees in the state’s exchange, the Connector, and analyzing key operational and strategy issues regarding the Connector’s ACA compliance planning. She was also the project management lead on an exchange implementation project for another state,including helping the state secure $21 million in funding.
In addition to providing ongoing advice and technical assistance to a number ofstates in the area of exchange business requirements, Ms. Boozang also advises on partnership exchange planning and insurance affordability program eligibility policy and business processes. She has written extensively on health insurance laws and systems, particularly as they relate to managed care.
Prior to joining Manatt, Ms. Boozang was vice president, marketing and communications, for Physician Weblink, a national healthcare technology and physician management company. Before that, she was an associate at Sterling Health Capital Management, where she assisted hospitals and community health centers in business planning and implementation.

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