Lobbyist Linked to Stock Surge Is Well Connected

Posted April 18, 2013 at 10:48am

Recent news reports about a surge in trading shares in health-care companies, prior to the government  announcement of a shift in policy, have highlighted lobbyist 
Mark Hayes
 of Greenberg Traurig LLP and his work on behalf of Humana. For the fourth quarter of 2012, Greenberg Traurig reported it was paid $10,000 by Humana for lobbying.

Hayes also is part of the Greenberg Traurig lobbying team for the following clients and amounts in the fourth quarter of 2012:  AON Hewitt $10,000; Business Roundtable $40,000; Cellerent Therapeutics Inc. $30,000; Coalition of Sleep Management Companies – less than $5,000; Community Health Systems Inc $10,000; Gentiva Health Services Inc.- less than $5,000; LifePoint Hospitals Inc. $10,000; National Association of Community Health Centers $10,000; National Community Pharmacists Association $30,000; Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare $30,000; Public Health Trust/Jackson Health Systems $20,000; Senior Whole Health – less than $5,000; U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform – less than $5,000; and Wellcare Health Plans Inc. – less than $5,000.

Becky Shipp
Kristin Welsh
Dan Todd
Stephanie Carlton
Jay Khosla
Rodney Whitlock