Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Vitreo Retinal Consultants of the Palm Beaches, P.A. v. Department of Health and Human Services

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-808 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Secretary of Health and Human Services may ignore the statutory payment rate for a drug covered under Part B of the Medicare Act and instead cap payments at a physician's costs to acquire that drug, either directly or under the guise of assessing “medical reasonableness.”

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 1 2016Application (16A444) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 20, 2016 to December 21, 2016, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 3 2016Application (16A444) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 21, 2016.
Dec 21 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 23, 2017)
Jan 18 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 22, 2017.
Feb 22 2017Brief of respondent Department of Health and Human Services in opposition filed.
Mar 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
Mar 8 2017Reply of petitioner Vitreo Retinal Consultants of the Palm Beaches, P.A. filed. (Distributed)
 
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