Humana Fires Greenberg Traurig Amid Medicare Leak Probe

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Humana Inc. has fired Greenberg Traurig LLP after one of the firm’s attorneys was connected to an apparent leak of information about Medicare Advantage rates that sent health insurer stocks soaring and triggered government investigations, the company said Friday.

Tom Noland, spokesman for Humana, said his company cut ties with Greenberg after learning that shareholder Mark Hayes reportedly emailed Height Securities LLC, a capital markets company, with news that private Medicare plans would see their payments increased next year instead of enduring expected cuts.

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