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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

Nationwide Delays in COVID-19 Test Results

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike, many have voluntarily opted to undergo coronavirus testing while others have been required to undergo testing for employment reasons. With recent coronavirus hotspots emerging in certain well-travelled states, there has been an unprecedented rate in testing, which has led to the backlog in test results.  Many states are offering

Reopening & Reversal: Employment Claims in the Hospitality Industry

On June 6, 2020, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez signed an executive order reversing the county’s reopening plans due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. Although Mayor Gimenez subsequently modified the order to allow outdoor dining in restaurants, many establishments were forced to either lay off or furlough their employees, in many cases for a