SCOTUS Overturns 2018, 2019 Medicare Pay Cuts To 340B Hospitals

By Michelle M. Stein / June 15, 2022 at 7:10 PM
In a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday (June 15) overturned a large pay cut to hospitals for drugs obtained through the 340B discount program because CMS failed to collect hospitals’ acquisition costs, but the justices left to a lower court the responsibility of how CMS will undo those budget-neutral cuts for 2018 and 2019. Hospitals praised the ruling. “The text and structure of the statute make this a straightforward case. Because HHS did not conduct a survey...

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