Susan M. Nash
Susan M. Nash is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, based in the Firm’s Chicago office. Susan is chair of the Firm’s Health and Welfare Plan Affinity Group. She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of health care reform and health and welfare benefit plans, including compliance with the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, ERISA, COBRA, the Internal Revenue Code and other federal laws affecting group health plans.
Susan has extensive experience working with employers, vendors and health plans to design and implement a variety of health and welfare plans. She has also counseled a wide variety of group health plans on compliance with HIPAA’s privacy, security, portability, and nondiscrimination requirements. She has represented a wide variety of clients in negotiations with the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services and in contracting with third-party vendors for welfare plans.