Kindred Healthcare on Wednesday sued Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for more than $10.1 million in lost reimbursements, saying a previous decision penalizes some of the company's long-term care hospitals and a skilled nursing facility for not joining certain states' Medicaid programs.
President Donald Trump chose a former pharmaceutical company executive in mid-November to take over as the nation's top health official.
President Donald Trump's pick for the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary would continue the department's focus on value-based payments if confirmed, he shared during a hearing Wednesday.
The nation's largest long-term care provider associations expressed optimism Monday about their future collaborations with President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.
President Donald Trump nominated Alex Azar as HHS Secretary Monday morning, tweeting that he "will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!"