Hospitals Sue Over 2020 Site-Neutral Cuts, Point To Previous Court Ruling

By Michelle M. Stein / January 13, 2020 at 5:57 PM
Hospitals sued CMS Monday (Jan. 13) over the 2020 Medicare site-neutral cuts, reiterating arguments from their lawsuit over the 2019 cuts -- where the federal district court found in hospitals’ favor -- and reminding the court that it already ruled the agency doesn’t have authority for such a policy. “CMS may not contravene clear congressional mandates merely because the agency wishes to make cuts to Medicare spending. And the agency’s conduct in issuing the 2020 Final Rule is all the...

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