by Jasmine Batchelor
September 12, 2019
Crowell & Moring LLP
A. Xavier Baker is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Health Care Group and is located in the Washington, D.C. office. He advises clients on health care insurance and managed care regulations, investigations, transactions, and litigation. He counsels national and regional health insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, care coordination organizations, and other specialty health care service providers and trade associations on complex regulatory issues.
Xavier supports his clients in navigating both federal and state health insurance regulatory schemes, including the rapidly evolving demands under the Affordable Care Act, potential repeal and replacement legislation, and regulatory changes under the Trump Administration. Clients look to him for cutting-edge strategic counseling, risk management, regulatory policy, and government affairs assistance to meet the challenges posed by this fast-paced environment. He is knowledgeable about federal health care programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and TRICARE. Xavier also assists clients with their myriad compliance obligations, including Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act audits and investigations, non-discrimination requirements under Affordable Care Act Section 1557, risk adjustment, and medical loss ratio issues.