Lobbyist Linked to Stock Surge Is Well Connected
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
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.