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340B Program

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion concluding that the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) acted unlawfully when setting its 2018 and 2019 reimbursement rates for the 340B Program. However, the court refrained from vacating the 2018 and 2019 rules immediately, noting that this would create havoc on the administration of the Medicare program. It remanded the issue back to HHS with instructions to find a way to “unscramble the egg” and remediate the underpayment by crafting “appropriate remedial measures” aimed at prompt resolution of the matter.
Am. Hosp. Assoc. v. Azar

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