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Judge rules against hospitals in price transparency lawsuit

A federal judge ruled against hospital groups in their lawsuit challenging new price transparency rules. The American Hospital Association and other hospital groups filed suit in December after the Department of Health and Humans Services finalized a rule that would require hospitals to disclose price information, including negotiated prices with insurers. Hospitals claimed that the […]


Federal Judge Tosses Medicaid Work Requirements

Requiring Medicaid enrollees to work in order to qualify for benefits violates the purpose of the health care program for low-income people, a federal judge ruled Wednesday as he struck down a major health care priority for President Donald Trump’s administration. Last January, the Trump administration invited states to impose these requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries for […]

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Chad Readler Fought Obamacare Protections. Now He's A Lifetime Federal Judge.

WASHINGTON ― The Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Chad Readler to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, despite strong opposition from Democrats over his leading role in the Trump administration’s efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. The Senate voted 52-47 to make Readler, […]