August 20, 2018 / 11:43 PM / a month ago

Minnesota hospitals wins challenge to Medicaid payment rule

A federal appeals court on Monday struck down a 2010 policy adopted by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that altered how Medicaid payments to hospitals that treat high numbers of low-income patients are calculated.

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an online Frequently Asked Questions section in which the agency announced the new policy constituted a substantive regulatory change that did not follow proper rulemaking processes.

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