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James Huang supports clients on an array of health care regulatory matters. He counsels pharmaceutical and device manufacturers and managed care plans on Medicare coverage and reimbursement policy, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D requirements, and Medicaid regulations and policies. He also advises on a range of provider issues, including price transparency, Medicare and Medicaid telehealth requirements, the provider-based rules, Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), cost reporting, and the Medicare Conditions of Participation.
He also has significant experience in health care litigation, including providing health care subject matter knowledge in litigations challenging hospital price transparency, Medicare site neutrality payment reductions, Medicare administrative law judge appeal delays, and Medicaid upper payment limit disputes. Further, he is experienced in developing statutory and regulatory advocacy strategies, including drafting legislative and regulatory reforms and advising on the interaction of proposed reforms with existing legal frameworks.
James previously clerked for the Honorable Janice Rogers Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Honorable Leondra Kruger of the Supreme Court of California. His experiences while clerking provide him with a deep understanding of regulatory schemes at the state and federal level.
James served as an executive editor on the California Law Review and a member of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal while in law school. He also received the American Jurisprudence Award in Health Law, Civil Procedure, Evidence, and Torts, and the Prosser Prize in Criminal Law and Insurance Law & Coverage Litigation.
- J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Order of the Coif, 2013
- M.P.P., Brown University, 2008
- B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, summa cum laude, 2006
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- American Health Lawyers Association