US Chamber Amicus Brief in Negotiated Charges Appeal (July 24, 2020)

NO DATE FOR ORAL ARGUMENT HAS BEEN SET
No. 20-5193

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT

AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION; ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES; FEDERATION OF AMERICAN HOSPITALS; NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS; MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SYSTEM; PROVIDENCE HEALTH SYSTEM - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, d/b/a PROVIDENCE HOLY CROSS MEDICAL CENTER; BOTHWELL REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER,
                                                          Plaintiffs-Appellants,
v.
ALEX M. AZAR, III, in his official capacity as
Secretary of Health and Human Services,
                                                         Defendant-Appellee.

On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia,
No. 19-cv-03619
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BRIEF OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF
PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS AND REVERSAL

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                     Daryl L. Joseffer                                                               Jeffrey S. Bucholtz
                     Tara S. Morrissey                                                             Joel McElvain
                     U.S. CHAMBER LITIGATION CENTER                           KING & SPALDING LLP
                     1615 H Street NW                                                            1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
                     Washington, DC 20062                                                    Washington, DC 20006
                     (202) 463-5337                                                                 (202) 737-0500
                     djoseffer@uschamber.com                                               jbucholtz@kslaw.com
                     morrissey@uschamber.com                                             jmcelvain@kslaw.com
                                                                                         
                                                                                                     Counsel for Amicus Curiae
                                                                                                     July 24, 2020

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