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Hospitals Sue CMS To Block Cuts To Reimbursement For 340B Drugs

November 13, 2017
Hospitals are asking the federal D.C. district court to make CMS scrap its hospital reimbursement cuts for 340B drugs or at least suspend the cuts until the providers' lawsuit is resolved. The American Hospital Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, America's Essential Hospitals and three health systems argue CMS doesn't have the authority to implement the cuts and allege the reimbursement reductions undermine the 340B program. CMS' 2018 outpatient pay rule cut reimbursement 27 percent for Part B drugs that...

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