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Judge rules against CVS/Aetna in allowing witness testimony over merger agreement

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon has ruled against CVS Health’s motion to exclude, and the federal government’s motion to limit, the scope of witness testimony in the the antitrust hearing of the $ 69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna. Judge Leon sided with the American Medical Association’s request to allow the testimony of… Read More »

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

(Reuters) – A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women’s birth control from taking effect. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland granted a request by 14 Democratic attorneys general for a preliminary injunction. The rules,… Read More »

Federal judge says HHS Secretary Alex Azar exceeded legal authority in setting 340B drug payment rates

A federal court has sided with the American Hospital Association and others in ruling that the Department of Health and Human Services unlawfully cut payment rates for certain outpatient drugs. HHS Secretary Alex Azar exceeded his legal authority in setting new reimbursement rates in the outpatient prospective payment system rule for 2018, United States District… Read More »