Stakeholders Eye HHS’ HSRM Rule As Possible Solution For Drug Shortages

By Maaisha Osman / June 7, 2024 at 2:21 PM
As HHS presses Congress to take legislative steps to avert drug shortages, industry stakeholders are eying HHS’ upcoming proposed Healthcare System Resiliency and Modernization (HSRM) rule as a potential regulatory measure to address shortages through Medicare conditions of participation without action from lawmakers. CMS hinted in its calendar year 2024 outpatient payment rule out last November that it might use Medicare conditions of participation as a lever to require hospitals have adequate supplies of essential drugs. HHS subsequently released a...

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