Annual Health Law Review for 2017
Long X. Do, Gabriel Ravel, Carol Scott, and H. Thomas Watson*
Long X. Do is Legal Counsel and Director of Litigation at the California Medical Association, where he manages the 45,000-member physician advocacy organization’s activities in the courts and regulatory agencies at the state and federal levels.
Gabriel Ravel is the General Counsel for the Department of Managed Health Care, a position he has held since 2014. Before joining the DMHC, Gabriel was Assistant General Counsel at Covered California.
Carol D. Scott is a founding partner of the Law Offices of Carol D. Scott, a boutique law firm specializing in health care and business law. Her practice focuses on advising various types of health care providers on business, regulatory, transactional, fraud, and abuse issues; HIPAA security and privacy issues; contracts, sales, and acquisitions; as well as licensing, accreditation, and bioethics issues. She is Co-Vice Chair of Legislation for the Health Law Committee of the State Bar of California, is the chair of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Health Law Committee and is a long standing member of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Bioethics Resource Committee.