United States: Trump Administration Shelves Additional Obama Medicare/Health Plan Proposals

Last Updated: October 12 2017
Article by Debra A. McCurdy

The Trump Administration has formally withdrawn a number of pending Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposals that never reached the final rule stage. This includes: a controversial Part Medicare B drug payment innovation model; a proposal to protect same sex marriages in certain Medicare and Medicaid facilities (predating a related Supreme Court decision); a proposal to impose more stringent Medicare requirements related to the provision of orthotics and prosthetics; and a proposed rule regarding certification of compliance for health plans. Each of the rules is withdrawn as of October 4, 2017. Specifically:

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