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Lacktman Receives ATA’s Champion Award

14 April 2019 Media Contact: Jill S. Chanen

Partner Nathaniel Lacktman has received the American Telemedicine Association’s 2019 Champion Award.

Lacktman, Chair of the firm’s national Telemedicine & Digital Health Industry Team, was honored for his exceptional character, leadership, and continued service to the association and the telehealth industry.

The award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to ATA’s strategy of advocating for public policy changes that open payment support and provide regulatory pathways for telemedicine and digital health. Given to one person a year, recipients must have a demonstrated track record of leadership in educating the public about telehealth services, and working with federal and state government officials to expand reimbursement of, and eliminate barriers to, telemedicine and digital health.

Lacktman received the award at the ATA Leadership Dinner on April 14, 2019, during the ATA 2019 Annual Conference and Expo in New Orleans. “It is an honor to receive this award for contributions to the telemedicine industry,” Lacktman said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to work with such a talented team of lawyers, and thankful for the support of innovative, passionate people who want to change healthcare for the better.”

The ATA is the largest network of academic medical centers, hospitals, delivery systems, health insurance organizations, employer organizations, researchers, and technology suppliers dedicated to transforming health and care through enhanced, efficient delivery. It works to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models.