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John Barnes specializes in managed healthcare arrangements. As a partner in our Healthcare practice, John advises clients on the structuring of risk-based managed care contracts (including capitation and shared savings arrangements), as well as traditional fee-for-service arrangements. He also advises clients on contract terminations, network access disputes, and revenue cycle practices.

Experienced in managed-care contract negotiations, John frequently counsels healthcare clients on federal and state compliance, charity and indigent care, non-contract provider payment, contract termination and transition, business office practices, and other issues. He often works with healthcare providers and provider combinations in managed-care risk arrangements, helping them to develop efficient, legally compliant business and operational structures.

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Credentials

J.D., McGeorge School of Law, with distinction

B.A. Political Science, University of California-San Diego

California

In 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, John was recognized as a Northern California “Rising Star”


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In 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, John was recognized as a Northern California “Rising Star”


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Matters

Negotiated many $1 and $2 + billion managed contracts on behalf of large health systems with major health plans with commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare geographic managed care products.

Advised a large public pension fund on strategic issues surrounding an $8 billion purchase of healthcare coverage for the fund’s beneficiaries.

Advised a Fortune 25 company on healthcare compliance issues in a $3 billion spin-off of major components of the business.

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Negotiated many $1 and $2 + billion managed contracts on behalf of large health systems with major health plans with commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare geographic managed care products.

Advised a large public pension fund on strategic issues surrounding an $8 billion purchase of healthcare coverage for the fund’s beneficiaries.

Advised a Fortune 25 company on healthcare compliance issues in a $3 billion spin-off of major components of the business.

Represented a large nonprofit payor in the formation of a joint venture with another nonprofit payor.  

Represented a large health system in the negotiation of a systemwide agreement for revenue cycle and other services.

Represented a large Georgia health system in a restructuring of its relationship with administrative service organizations administering the system’s self-funded health plan.

Represented a large California health system in negotiation with a health plan to establish a narrow-network commercial product in which certain hospitals were the exclusive providers of in-network services in their geography.

Negotiated many risk/delegation agreements between Medicare Advantage plans and commercial plans and hospitals and their aligned professional providers.

Negotiated shared savings arrangements between health plans, hospitals and physicians.

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Matters

Negotiated many $1 and $2 + billion managed contracts on behalf of large health systems with major health plans with commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare geographic managed care products.

Advised a large public pension fund on strategic issues surrounding an $8 billion purchase of healthcare coverage for the fund’s beneficiaries.

Advised a Fortune 25 company on healthcare compliance issues in a $3 billion spin-off of major components of the business.

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Matters

Negotiated many $1 and $2 + billion managed contracts on behalf of large health systems with major health plans with commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare geographic managed care products.

Advised a large public pension fund on strategic issues surrounding an $8 billion purchase of healthcare coverage for the fund’s beneficiaries.

Advised a Fortune 25 company on healthcare compliance issues in a $3 billion spin-off of major components of the business.

Represented a large nonprofit payor in the formation of a joint venture with another nonprofit payor.  

Represented a large health system in the negotiation of a systemwide agreement for revenue cycle and other services.

Represented a large Georgia health system in a restructuring of its relationship with administrative service organizations administering the system’s self-funded health plan.

Represented a large California health system in negotiation with a health plan to establish a narrow-network commercial product in which certain hospitals were the exclusive providers of in-network services in their geography.

Negotiated many risk/delegation agreements between Medicare Advantage plans and commercial plans and hospitals and their aligned professional providers.

Negotiated shared savings arrangements between health plans, hospitals and physicians.

Insights

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Credentials

J.D., McGeorge School of Law, with distinction

B.A. Political Science, University of California-San Diego

California

In 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, John was recognized as a Northern California “Rising Star”


Super Lawyers

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Recognition

In 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, John was recognized as a Northern California “Rising Star”


Super Lawyers