Hospitals Threaten To Sue Over Cuts To Medicare Pay For 340B Drugs

By Michelle M. Stein / November 1, 2017 at 8:44 PM
Hospitals plan to sue CMS over cuts to Medicare reimbursement for drugs purchased through the 340B drug discount program. The agency touts the pay cuts as a drug-price curbing measure, even though it doesn't target the drug companies that President Donald Trump has said are “getting away with murder.” “We strongly urge CMS to abandon its misguided 340B rule, and instead take direct action to halt the unchecked, unsustainable increases in the cost of drugs,” American Hospital Association Executive Vice...

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