WolfePack Wisdom

The Implications of Congressional Stalling on the COVID-19 Relief Package

White House leaders and Congress are currently negotiating the next COVID-19 emergency supplemental package following the release of a series of COVID-19 emergency relief bills, referred to as the Health Education and Liability Protection and Schools (“HEALS”) Act. This relief package includes approximately $1 trillion in spending to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The

The Gutting of the 340B Program

Struggling hospital systems face yet another economic roadblock.  After a long, drawn-out legal battle between the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) and certain hospital associations, an appellate court upheld HHS’ steep reimbursement cuts for outpatient drugs purchased through the 340B Drug Pricing Program (“340B Program”) for Medicare fee-for-service patients.  Under the 340B Program