340B Payment Reductions in the CY2018 Final OPPS Rule

Nov 2, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued its calendar year 2019 outpatient prospective payment and ambulatory surgical center final rule, which updates hospital OPPS rates by 1.35 percent in CY 2019 compared to CY 2018.
Sep 3, 2021
The AHA urged The Supreme Court of the United States to reverse the 2020 federal appeals court decision that upheld the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services to significantly cut payments to certain hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Jul 2, 2021
The Supreme Court of the United States today decided to take up AHA’s petition asking to reverse a federal appeals court decision that significantly cuts payments to certain hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program, threatening access to care in communities. 
May 28, 2021
IN THE Supreme Court of the United States THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, et al., Petitioners, v. XAVIER BECERRA, in his official capacity as the Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al., Respondents. On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the…
Mar 15, 2021
For more than 25 years, the 340B Drug Pricing Program has provided financial help to hospitals serving vulnerable communities to manage rising prescription drug costs. The program allows 340B hospitals to stretch limited federal resources to reduce the price of outpatient pharmaceuticals for…
Feb 10, 2021
QUESTION PRESENTED: The question presented is whether Chevron deference permits HHS to set reimbursement rates based on acquisition cost and vary such rates by hospital group if it has not collected adequate hospital acquisition cost survey data.
Dec 3, 2020
At A Glance The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released the calendar year (CY) 2021 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) final rule.
Sep 21, 2020
AHA General Counsel Melinda Reid Hatton and acclaimed appellate litigator Cate Stetson, a partner at law firm Hogan Lovells, discuss Justice Ginsburg’s contribution to the Supreme Court and justice in America, the legal challenges facing the Affordable Care Act, and lawsuits that could affect…