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Federal judge rules that Indiana University can require Covid vaccines for students

A medical worker receives the Covid-19 vaccine at the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University on April 7, 2021 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China. Southern Visual | Visual China Group | Getty Images A federal judge ruled Sunday that Indiana University can require its students to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first… Read More »

Judge rules in favor of HHS in health plan lawsuit on Medicare Advantage star rating calculations

Photo: monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images A federal judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Department of Health and Human Services and against three health plans which had sought to overturn a decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on how Medicare Advantage star ratings were calculated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senior United States District… Read More »

Judge refuses to strike down 2020 site-neutral plan — but chides CMS

Dive Brief: A federal judge will not stop CMS from implementing its site-neutral payment policy in 2020, according to an opinion filed Monday. In September, the judge ruled in favor of hospitals pushing back against CMS’ payment cuts to their off-campus hospital clinics for this year. Despite the judge’s ruling, CMS went ahead with plans… Read More »