A client of the firm for nearly 25 years, McKesson Corporation is a Fortune 11 healthcare services company with an extensive national and international presence. For more than 180 years, McKesson has led the pharmaceutical industry in the delivery of medicines and healthcare products. As the largest distributor of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies in North America, McKesson distributes critical medicines, biotechnology and specialty pharmaceuticals, healthcare products and medical supplies. McKesson is also one of the largest health information technology companies in the world, with 52% of U.S. hospitals and 20% of physicians using their technology and services.
Van Ness Feldman provides a full suite of federal public policy services to McKesson on issues that include advocating the efficiency, safety and security of the pharmaceutical supply chain, establishing of a risk-based regulatory framework for health IT solutions, promoting the interoperability of health IT and electronic health records, proposing changes in policy regarding controlled substances, promoting updated healthcare tax policy, addressing healthcare data privacy and security, and delivering critical medications to our nation’s veterans. The firm develops and implements legislative and regulatory strategies that seek to enhance opportunities and mitigate potential business risks on behalf of the company.