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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – June 15, 2018

[06/15/18]

Posted on June 15, 2018 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Senate and House Work to Combat the Opioid Crisis On June 13, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) introduced H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – May 18, 2018

[05/18/18]

Posted on May 18, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Senate HELP Committee Takes Another Look at 340B The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held its second hearing on the 340B program. Representatives from two major government watchdogs, the Government Accountability Office and the HHS Office of the Inspector General, testified at the hearing. The testimony focused on oversight reports related to... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – March 9, 2018

[03/09/18]

Posted on March 9, 2018 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Azar Pushes Value-Based Care Approach  During the annual policy conference for the Federation of American Hospitals, Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Secretary Alex Azar laid out an agenda for a more cost-effective and transparent health care system. Azar said HHS is focused on four key priorities: giving consumers greater control over health information through... READ MORE

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Medicare 340B Payment Cuts Go Live as of January 1. What’s Next?

[01/05/18]

Posted on January 5, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

As we noted in a previous article, significant Medicare payment cuts for certain 340B-participating hospitals[1] (“Covered Entities”) went into effect as of January 1, 2018 after a federal district court judge declined to take action to prevent implementation of certain 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (“OPPS”) final rule (“Final Rule”) provisions. These changes represent... READ MORE

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