Hospitals and patients win in Supreme Court 340B case. In a victory for hospitals and the vulnerable communities they serve, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled the Department of Health and Human Services outpatient payment cuts to hospitals in the 340B program were unlawful.
CMS announces first penalties under price transparency rule. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced the first civil monetary penalties under its hospital price transparency rule. CMS fined two hospitals in Georgia for alleged failure to make public their list of standard charges.
IHA releases latest hospital data trends. IHA has collected data trends from 99 Iowa hospitals for January-April 2022 as compared with the same time frame in 2021:
Information available for Federal Retail Pharmacy Therapeutics Program. The Department of Health and Human Services released a fact sheet about the Federal Retail Pharmacy Therapeutics Program for COVID-19 therapeutics.
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