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Winnie Uluocha advises all segments of the healthcare industry, including hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, private equity investors and their platform companies, and other healthcare clients. In transactional matters, such as strategic mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, and joint ventures, Winnie assists in due diligence, drafting and reviewing agreements, analyzing and researching regulatory issues, forming and restructuring corporate entities, and advising on the same. Winnie also provides statutory and regulatory compliance counseling to health systems, academic medical centers, hospitals, and a variety of healthcare entities in emerging areas such as digital health, telehealth, hospital and health system innovation centers, and privacy and security matters. Read Winnie Uluocha’s full bio.
“Because of Bostock” – Court Delays HHS Rule Re-interpreting Section 1557 Discrimination “Because of Sex”
By Jacob Mattinson, Todd Solomon, Gregory Fosheim, Judith Wethall and Winnie Uluocha on Aug 25, 2020
Posted In Benefit Controversies, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans
One day before an updated rule of the US Department of Health and Human Services regarding Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act took effect, the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York ordered a stay and issued a preliminary injunction precluding the most recent final rules from becoming...
By Jacob Mattinson, Judith Wethall, Gregory Fosheim, Winnie Uluocha and Todd Solomon on Jul 14, 2020
Posted In Benefit Controversies, Health and Welfare Plans
On June 12, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a rule under Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the 2020 Final Rule) that rescinds certain protections afforded to LGBTQ individuals and persons with limited English proficiency. At the same...