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Latham & Watkins LLP
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-1560
United States

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Dan Settelmayer is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and is a Co-chair of the firm's global Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice.  Mr. Settelmayer speaks extensively on a variety of transactional and regulatory matters.


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United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: health insurers

The healthcare practice at Latham & Watkins LLP handles M&A transactions on both a corporate and regulatory level, while also advising clients on government investigations, financing, compliance, fraud and abuse, program reimbursement, licensure issues and managed care matters. In a major highlight, Washington DC partner Daniel Meron successfully advised UnitedHealthcare on its challenge to an administrative payment rule within the Medicare Advantage program which determined overpayments on the basis of adequate documentation within patients’ medical charts. Daniel Settelmayer in Los Angeles assisted Molina Healthcare on the sale of multi-state service provider Pathways Health and Community Support to Atar Capital.

United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: service providers

The healthcare practice at Latham & Watkins LLP advises on all aspects of M&A and private equity transactions, as well as providing regulatory advice and representation in government investigations and whistleblower actions, fraud and abuse claims and other types of litigation. A major highlight for the Los Angeles practice was Daniel Settelmayer‘s work for DaVita on the $4.9bn sale of DaVita Medical Group to UnitedHealth affiliate Optum, while in Washington DC, Stuart S. Kurlander assisted Kohlberg Kravis Roberts on the regulatory aspects of three separate service provider acquisitions, each in the billion-dollar value range. On the contentious side, San Diego-based Katherine Lauer advised Tenet Healthcare Corporation on a False Claims Act qui tam action concerning an alleged referral of Part B ambulance services to providers at below-cost rates. In 2017, the healthcare white-collar practice was boosted by the arrival of former Paul Hastings LLP counsel Terra Reynolds, who joined as a partner and local co-chair of the litigation and trial department in Chicago.