Ted R. Mannen, JD

Ted Mannen is a Washington, D.C.-based partner of the law firm of Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips, and of that firm’s business and policy and advisory unit, Manatt Health Solutions. Mr. Mannen provides the life sciences industries with reimbursement planning services as well as regulatory and legislative counsel. Mr. Mannen has nearly 30 years of experience in assisting medical device, diagnostics, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as trade associations on Medicare and other third-party reimbursement matters. MD&DI named him one of 100 Notable People in the device and diagnostics industry in 2004. The American Bar Association Journal has described Mr. Mannen as “one of a new breed of lawyer-lobbyist that offers Congress sophistication and expertise.” Mr. Mannen previously served in senior positions at the Health Industry Manufacturers Association (now AdvaMed), an international trade association that represents healthcare technology companies. His positions included general counsel and executive vice president responsible for Medicare and other third-party reimbursement. Earlier in his career, he worked on Capitol Hill as an attorney in the House Office of the Legislative Counsel, as well as an aide on banking committee matters to Senator Adlai E. Stevenson (IL). Mr. Mannen has advised scores of medical technology companies on coverage, coding, and payment policies affecting new product introductions. He addresses a wide range of Medicare policies, including national and local coverage; the Medicare Part D drug benefit; Medicare Part B average sales price reimbursement; the healthcare common procedure coding system; and hospital inpatient and outpatient prospective payment. He also reviews and drafts specifications and legislation on a variety of healthcare and other issues. Mr. Mannen has testified several times before congressional committees, and he is a frequent writer and speaker on reimbursement and health policy. He edits the health policy web site, HealthHombre, www.healthhombre.com. He has been a member of MD&DI’s Editorial Advisory Board since 1987.