DOJ Responds To Chamber Of Commerce Claims On IRA Medicare Drug Negotiation

By Luke Zarzecki / December 18, 2023 at 6:24 PM
The Department of Justice responded to claims from the Chamber of Commerce aimed at blocking the Inflation Reduction Act’s Medicare drug negotiation program in a court filing on Friday (Dec.15), saying the venue is improper, the plaintiffs lack associational standing, the court does not have subject-matter jurisdiction over the challenges to the excise tax and the claims on the excise-tax would fail on the merits. Zachary Baron, director of the Health Policy and Law Initiative at Georgetown Law, said this...

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