W

ASHINGTON — A federal judge promised to rule on hospitals’ efforts to block a looming Trump administration policy that will slash $1.6 billion in Medicare payments before the cut is set to take effect Jan. 1.

Judge Rudolph Contreras pledged to issue the speedy decision after American Hospital Association lawyers sparred for nearly two hours Thursday with government attorneys in the first public hearing on cuts to the so-called 340B program in a case before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

This is a STAT Plus article and you can unlock it by subscribing to STAT Plus today. It's easy! Your first 30 days are free and if you don't enjoy your subscription you can cancel any time.
Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Leave a Comment

Please enter your name.
Please enter a comment.

Sign up for our Morning Rounds newsletter

Your daily dose of what’s new in health and medicine.

X