Cliﬀord E. Barnes serves as a Member of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
As the nation’s aging population drives the demand for patient-centered and value-based health care, Cliﬀ is advising post-acute health care providers, Medicaid, and managed care companies on meeting the need.
Cliﬀ has practiced health care law since its inception; his big-picture insights add value to clients’ innovations, from product inception to rollout. Clients rely on his guidance in acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, and related regulatory compliance as they expand access to care and their businesses.
Boards of directors and company leaders value his business practicality and embrace of good opportunities. Startup companies also rely on Cliﬀ ’s bootstrap-friendly, outside general counsel advice to bring their products and services to market.
A co-founder of the Medicaid Health Plans of America, Inc., Cliﬀ is focusing his industry leadership on the intersection of Medicaid and managed care with expansion of mental health care provided by members of the national trade association.
In 2020, Cliﬀ was elected as Fellow of the American Health Law Association.
Cliﬀ holds a B.B.A. from Pace University, an MBA from Cornell University, and a J.D. from University of Virginia.