Andazola

Haider David Andazola

Associate
Washington, DC

I help companies develop coding, coverage and reimbursement strategies to comply with and leverage complex regulatory requirements.

Haider is a senior associate in the firm’s Healthcare and Federal Government Strategies groups, specializing in helping healthcare and biotech companies access coverage, coding and payment for their services and technologies under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. His clients span across different healthcare industries and include hospitals, physician practices, payers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and digital health technology companies.
 

Haider routinely deals with statutory and regulatory issues involving the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Health Resources and Services Agency (HRSA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state Medicaid programs. 

As part of this work, Haider advises clients on the requirements governing federal agency authority under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) and helps clients strategically navigate agency regulations and guidance to achieve their business objectives.
 
Haider represents organizations across the health care industry, including digital technology developers, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, hospitals, home health agencies, dialysis providers and national biotech and healthcare trade associations.

Haider also maintains an active pro-bono practice helping asylees from Latin America, Africa and North Korea.

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2016
  • University of Denver, B.A. in Economics, cum laude, 2012

 

Bar and Court Admissions

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • District of Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish

Experience

  • Advising pharmaceutical manufacturers on accessing Medicare/Medicaid coverage and payment for inpatient-administered gene and cellular therapies
  • Advising digital technology developers on accessing Medicare/Medicaid coverage, coding, and payment for software used in outpatient settings
  • Drafting federal legislation to create new reimbursement pathways for certain disease areas
  • Advising hospitals on payment issues relating to wage indices and hospital reclassifications
  • Assessing implications of federal legislation on healthcare companies’ business objectives

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Haider was a Law Clerk for The Law Offices of Jason M. Healy, a health care regulatory firm representing acute long-term care hospitals and other specialty providers. Before that, he was a Judicial Intern for The Honorable Judge Laura A. Cordero of D.C. Superior Court, where he drafted orders adjudicating a range of civil cases.

Publications

Honors & Involvement

HONORS
  • Note Editor, Federal Circuit Bar Journal
INVOLVEMENT
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements