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Congressional Panels Examining Pharmaceutical Distribution Systems, FDA Drug User Fees
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

Two Congressional committees are holding hearings this week on FDA user fees: a March 21 Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee


340B Ceiling PriceCMP Rule Effective Date Pushed Back to May 22, 2017 “At the Earliest”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is delaying the effective date of its January 5, 2017 final rule on the calculation of the


Trump Administration Signals More Administrative Flexibility for State Medicaid Programs, with Emphasis on “Most Vulnerable Populations”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

In her first act as CMS Administrator, Seema Verma joined HHS Secretary Tom Price in writing to the nation’s Governors to urge collaboration on


Trump Administration Proposes 17.9 Cut to HHS Programs, Doubling of FDA User Fees
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

The Trump Administration is calling for deep cuts to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funding for fiscal year (FY) 2018 along with a $1


Senate Confirms Verma as CMS Administrator; Trump Nominates Gottlieb for FDA, Hargan as Deputy HHS Secretary
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

The Senate has approved the nomination of Seema Verma to be CMS Administrator on a vote of 55 to 43. In other nomination news, President Trump has


Post-Acute Care Providers Targeted for Cuts in MedPAC’s Latest Report to Congress
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has released recommendations to Congress regarding how Medicare fee-for-service payment system


Regulatory “Freeze” Thaws for HHS: Medicare FY 2018 IPPSLTCH Rulemaking Process Gets Underway
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is moving ahead on its annual Medicare hospital payment update rule - and it actually is ahead of


2018 “Next Generation” Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Models
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

CMS is soliciting applications for 2018 Next Generation ACOs, an Innovation Center initiative intended to promote Medicare quality improvement and


OIG Warns Public: Do Not Fall for “OIG Hotline” Scammers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) is warning the public that scammers are spoofing the OIG’s hotline telephone number to obtain personal


OIG Tallies Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Achievements in FY 2016
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

The OIG has released national and state-by-state data quantifying State Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCUs) accomplishments in fiscal year 2016