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MedPAC to Propose Troubling Recommendations to Congress Regarding the 340B Program

In its January 14, 2016 meeting, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) voted to approve the submission to Congress of its recommendation to decrease Medicare Part B reimbursement payments to 340B eligible facilities ("Covered Entities") by 10%. The recommendation also proposes that savings from this payment cut be redistributed to hospitals based on the amount of uncompensated care they report on Worksheet S-10 of the Medicare cost report, a change...

Free Webinar: Preparing Your Specialty Pharmacy for a Private Equity Acquisition

DATE Tuesday, June 7, 2016 TIME 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT   Preparing Your Specialty Pharmacy for a Private Equity Acquisition from Three Perspectives Join Frier Levitt, the CSI Specialty Group, and CohnReznick for an in-depth discussion on how specialty pharmacy companies can prepare themselves for acquisition by a private equity firm. This alliance was created to help specialty pharmacies overcome challenges and drive growth, and this webinar brings together experts...

Frier Levitt Names Michelle Greenberg and Jesse Dresser Partners in the Firm

Frier Levitt is pleased to announce that Michelle L. Greenberg, Esq. and Jesse C. Dresser, Esq. have become Partners in the Firm effective May 11, 2016. Michelle L. Greenberg, Esq., started in Frier Levitt’s litigation department in 2003, focusing on healthcare and commercial litigation. Michelle has extensive Courtroom experience and utilizes her legal and persuasive arguments to obtain the best results for her clients including money judgments, injunctive relief, and...

Humana Announces 46% Decrease in Profits Due to Costs from Aetna Deal, While Pharmacies Face Increased Auditing and Recoupment Efforts

This past week, Humana announced a 46% decrease in profits stemming largely from the costs associated with the ongoing Aetna merger, which is anticipated to close in the second half of 2016. As part of the transaction, Aetna is set to acquire Humana, but the deal is still undergoing regulatory approval. In the meantime, as evidenced by this recent report, Humana has had to expend significant resources to undergo the...