Epstein Becker Green’s Chair, Doug Hastings, Receives 2010 BNA Insights Award for His Article on Accountable Care Organizations

New York (July 27, 2011) — The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green is pleased to announce that Doug Hastings, Chair of the Board of Directors and a Member of the Firm's Health Care and Life Sciences practice in the Washington, D.C. office, received the Bureau of National Affairs' (BNA) Insights Award for 2010, for an article he wrote titled, "The Timeline for Accountable Care: The Rollout of the Payment and Delivery Reform Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Implications for Accountable Care Organizations."

BNA Insights provide important analysis and understanding of complex issues and developments in specific legal practice areas. The BNA Insights Award honors practitioners and other thought leaders who have authored the best BNA Insights articles. Out of approximately 1,000 articles written for BNA last year, only five Insights Awards were chosen. The winners were announced at the 104th American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting & Conference (AALL) in Philadelphia this week.

Mr. Hastings was named one of The National Law Journal's "Most Influential Lawyers" and was recognized as a "Super Lawyer" for the District of Columbia in 2011. In 2010, he was presented with the David J. Greenburg Service Award from the American Health Lawyers Association and was named by Best Lawyers as the "Washington, DC Health Care Lawyer of the Year." He is listed in Chambers USA Leading Lawyers for Business in Band 1 for health care transactions nationally. Chambers described him as a "transactional genius" and "one of the best health lawyers in the country."

About Epstein Becker Green:

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 300 lawyers practicing in 10 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The Firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The Firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from Fortune 100 companies to startups. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.

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