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Court Ruling Creates Major Setback for 340B Drug Program

Monday, July 23, 2018
Developing News Broadcast
10-10:30 a.m. EST; 7-7:30 a.m. PST 

Nancy Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC; Knicole Emanuel, Esq.;
David Glaser, Esq.; Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM;
Angela Phillips, PT; Mary Inman, Esq.; and
J. Paul Spencer, CPC, CPC-H

The 340B drug pricing program suffered a major setback Tuesday, when the U.S. Court of Appeals dismissed a key American Hospital Association (AHA) lawsuit to block $1.6 billion in cuts.

The three-judge panel ruled that the lower court had properly dismissed AHA's case because the association failed to fulfill the legal prerequisites to judicial review. Reporting our lead story during the next edition of Monitor Mondays will be healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel, a partner at the Potomac Law Group.

The broadcast rundown also will include:

  • False Claims Act Report: Nationally recognized whistleblower attorney Mary A. Inman, partner at Constantine Cannon’s London office, will have an update on Health Quest. The system and some of its subsidiaries have agreed to pay more than $14.7 million to the federal government and an additional $895,427 to the state of New York to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they submitted claims to government payers for evaluation and management (E&M) services that were billed two levels higher than was supported by the medical record.
  • IRF Report: One of the nation’s leading Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) authorities, Angela Phillips will report on the fact that IRFs that received a notice of non-compliance and believe the notice is in error have only until Aug. 7, 2018to submit a request for reconsideration.

  • Hot Topics: Monitor Mondays senior correspondent Nancy Beckley, president and CEO of Nancy Beckley and Associates, will report on all the latest hot topics and present the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.
  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser with Fredrikson & Byron will report on another example of a potentially troublesome issue that could pose a risk to your facility.

  • Medicare Advantage Report: Monitor Mondays national correspondent J. Paul Spencer, a senior healthcare consultant for DoctorsManagement, will continue to report on the vexing issue of Medicare Advantage.
  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 Physician Advisory Services, will be making his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.

Register now for this developing-story news broadcast coming up at 10 a.m. EST on Monday, July 23.