Chuck Cliett is a partner at Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C., and has practiced insurance regulatory law for twenty-four years. During much of that time, his work has included representation of health insurance companies, HMOs, and other managed care organizations in the major medical and supplemental health benefit plan markets. In recent years, he has helped companies navigate issues relating to the Affordable Care Act. His practice also includes significant work with health plans participating in Medicare and Medicaid managed care. Prior to implementation of the ACA he worked with the Arkansas and Texas health insurance risk pools.
Chuck’s insurance-related positions have included staff counsel at the Texas Department of Insurance (1994-98); General Counsel to Texas Healthy Kids, a state-created precursor to the Texas SCHIP program (1998-2000); and Director of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs for Community First Health Plans, a San Antonio-based HMO with members in the Medicaid, SCHIP and commercial markets (2000-03).
Chuck has practiced at Mitchell Williams since 2003, during which time he has represented a variety of health care and insurance-related clients, including product development and approval, licensing and acquisitions. Chuck has spoken at a number of healthcare related meetings and webinars, most recently participating as a panelist in a webinar on the new federal Association Health Plan rule, which was sponsored by the insurance brokerage and consulting firm NFP.