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NY ATTORNEY GENERAL SUES CVS, ALLEGING THAT IT HARMS SAFETY NET HOSPITALS AND PATIENTS BY DIVERTING MILLIONS FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES TO CVS

New York’s Attorney General, Letitia James, has sued CVS Health Corp., alleging that it violated New York’s antitrust laws and abused its market power by illegally requiring safety net hospitals that contract with CVS pharmacies for dispensing 340B outpatient drugs to exclusively use CVS’s subsidiary Wellpartner as their Third Party Administrator (“TPA”) for the 340B …

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THE SUPREME COURT SUPPORTS HHS’S RULES GOVERNING CALCULATION OF DSH ADJUSTMENTS TO HOSPITALS SERVING LOW-INCOME PATIENTS

On June 24, 2022, in Becerra v. Empire Health Foundation, the Supreme Court upheld the Department of Health and Human Services’ interpretation of the Medicare statute governing how disproportionate share adjustments are calculated for hospitals serving low-income patients. The interpretation upheld by the Court generally reduces the payments available to these hospitals. The case involved …

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