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Grassley says HHS working on provider-lawsuit regs; Sebelius mum
Modern Healthcare

The right of Medicaid healthcare providers to sue over payment cuts is the focus of not only a recently accepted Supreme Court case but also of coming HHS regulations, according to a senior Republican senator. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius would not respond to direct questions from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) about whether her department is promulgating such regulations but neither she nor the department’s staff members denied it. HHS officials declined to comment on the issue, citing the active court case.