About Joel L. Michaels

Joel L. Michaels is the partner-in-charge of the Health Law Department in McDermott Will & Emery LLP’s Washington, D.C., office. He has extensive experience in health care insurance and health care delivery system organization, financing and regulation. Joel has assisted clients in obtaining state and federal licenses, contracts and approvals and in developing viable organizational and contractual arrangements, including transactions involving the sale of stock, merger or transfer of assets. Joel also counsels payor clients on a wide variety of federal law issues, including Medicare and Medicaid regulation (including Parts C and D), the False Claims Act, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, ERISA, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). He has worked with health plans and other payors on pharmacy benefit management contracts and related regulatory issues involving pharmaceutical pricing and benefit design. Joel also works with clients on complex litigation matters in the health insurance industry, including payment and claims processing disputes between health plans and providers. Contact: jmichaels@mwe.com / +1 202 756 8375