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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 »

Attack on BJC Health’s patient payment portal affects 5,850

Malicious software that compromised the online payment portal of BJC Healthcare in St. Louis has the organization notifying 5,850 affected individuals. Credit card information entered into the payment portal potentially could have been exposed. BJC learned of the breach on November 19. An internal investigation found that the malware permitted electronic collection of patient information… Read More »