April 1, 2019 / 11:31 PM / 20 days ago

Doctors’ group cannot sue over cuts to Medicare drug reimbursements

A federal judge in Washington, D.C. has ruled that an association of oncologists cannot pursue a lawsuit challenging a 2 percent cut in reimbursements by Medicare for medications administered by healthcare providers including cancer drugs.

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan on Sunday dismissed Washington-based Community Oncology Alliance’s lawsuit, saying the law governing how Medicare Part B drug reimbursement rates are calculated precludes judicial review of them.

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