StrategyAppeals Court Shuts Down Medicaid Work Requirements
The appellate court ruled that HHS Secretary Alex Azar's approval of a Section 1115 waiver for Arkansas was "arbitrary and...
StrategyArkansas Hospitals File Suit Against Opioid Makers, Distributors
15 Arkansas hospitals are the latest of hundreds of other hospitals across the country challenging opioid makers and distributors.
StrategyPatient Services Inc. to Pay $3M for Alleged Role as Illegal Conduit for Drug Makers
PSI coordinated with three pharmaceutical manufacturers ? Insys, Aegerion, and Alexion ? to facilitate paying kickbacks to Medicare patients taking...
StrategySCOTUS Denies Fast-track Hearing of Texas v. U.S.
The ruling means the case would not reach the Supreme Court until this fall, at the earliest.
FinanceResMed to Pay $39.5M to Settle Kickback Allegations
The kickbacks took the form of free 'resupply services' for provider-customers who pushed their CPAP products.
FinanceCourt Rules Against Dignity Health in Out-of-Network Case, L.A. Care CEO Reacts
The Second District Court of Appeal unanimously ruled in favor of the Los Angeles-based insurer.
StrategyAGs File Petition with SCOTUS for Expedited ACA Review
Defenders of the ACA say the stakes are too high to allow the suit to ping-pong between the district and...
Battle Over Maintenance of Certification Continues in the Courts
Two lawsuits against ABIM dismissed, but appeals are in or on the way.
FinanceAHA Mum As Members Pursue Patients With Lawsuits And Debt Collectors
The AHA has issued few guidelines on hospitals' aggressive collection practices or the limited financial assistance policies that often trigger...
StrategyNo End in Sight: Courts Unlikely to Resolve ACA Case Before 2020 Election
The appellate decision virtually guarantees that uncertainty over the sprawling Obama-era legislation will linger until 2021 or later.
StrategyACA Ruling Dismays Hospitals, as Law's Defenders Look to Supreme Court
The decision to remand the case to a lower court prompted swift reaction from healthcare observers.
StrategyAppellate Court Rules ACA Individual Mandate Unconstitutional But Stops Short of Tossing Entire Law
The highly anticipated decision sends the dispute back to the lower court to further analyze which provisions of the law,...