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Federal judge says HHS Secretary Alex Azar exceeded legal authority in setting 340B drug payment rates

A federal court has sided with the American Hospital Association and others in ruling that the Department of Health and Human Services unlawfully cut payment rates for certain outpatient drugs. HHS Secretary Alex Azar exceeded his legal authority in setting new reimbursement rates in the outpatient prospective payment system rule for 2018, United States District… Read More »

Legal challenge to Virginia abortion restrictions allowed to move forward

A federal court has allowed a lawsuit to move forward that challenges a range of abortion restrictions in Virginia. The lawsuit aims to undo dozens of abortion restrictions in the commonwealth, some of which go back decades. They include requirements for clinic licensing, requirements for undergoing an ultrasound, and a ban on allowing certain healthcare… Read More »