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Eye on Enforcement / CMS Issues First Penalties for Two Hospitals Violating Price Transparency Rules

REGULATORY UPDATE CMS Inspecting Hospital Websites for Compliance SNAPSHOT On June 7, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) imposed civil monetary penalties (CMPs) against two hospitals for noncompliance with the agency’s price transparency requirements. The hospitals violated the requirements by failing to update their websites and/or respond to CMS’ letters about the

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Eye on Enforcement / 340B Drug Pricing Program Developments

REGULATORY UPDATE Drug Companies Continue to Restrict Pricing Access, Financial Impact to Hospitals Increases SNAPSHOT Public and non-profit hospitals participating in the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program continue to face financial and operational challenges related to drug manufacturer policies that restrict access to 340B prices. A recent 340B hospital survey showed the median annual losses

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