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Public Partnerships (PPL), CARE team up for $500,000 donation to frontline coronavirus workers in N.J.

Frontline in-home workers who provide care and assistance for some of New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents, the elderly, the developmentally disabled and military veterans will receive a special “thank you” gift to provide some relief from the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

18. May 2020
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    U.S. District Court in Wisconsin holds that DHHS is not bound by ALJ decision

    On Monday, July 6, 2020, the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin held that the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is allowed to deny Medicare payment for a brain cancer patient’s treatment despite approval of similar claims by an administrative law judge (ALJ), because ALJ decisions are not binding on the agency. 

    • 9. July 2020
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    Hospitals file lawsuit to challenge federal rule requiring disclosure of prices negotiated with insurers

    On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, several hospitals and the American Hospital Association filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to overturn a rule issued in November by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that would require hospitals to disclose the private discounted prices they give to insurers for many procedures. 

     

    • 20. December 2019
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    U.S. District Court judge blocks NH Medicaid work requirements

    On July 29, 2019, U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg, D.C., held that work requirements intended to go into effect in New Hampshire could not be implemented because of a failure to adequately consider the effect on Medicaid coverage. Judge Boasberg previously blocked work requirements scheduled in Kentucky and Arkansas. Those cases were Gresham v. Azar, No. 18-1900 (JEB) (D.D.C. Mar. 27, 2019) and Stewart v. Azar, No. 18-152 (JEB) (D.D.C. Mar. 27, 2019). 

    • 9. August 2019