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.
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…
Jul 31, 2020
United States Court of Appeals FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT Argued November 8, 2019                               Decided July 31, 2020 No. 19-5048
Nov 25, 2019
As part of its yearly process to establish Medicare rates under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently published a new rule setting those rates for the 2020 calendar year. Because the new rule effectively reduces payment…
Nov 14, 2019
AHA, Associations, Hospitals response to the government’s letter to the D.C. Circuit following oral argument in appeal of the District Court’s judgment in favor of AHA, Associations, and Hospitals, regarding the 340 B payment reduction litigation.