[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Tuesday ruled [opinion, PDF] unanimously in Astra USA v. Santa Clara County, CA [Cornell LII backgrounder] that health care providers that are third-party beneficiaries of a government contract may not sue drug companies for overpricing under federal law. The issue was whether health care providers who qualify for reduced-price drugs under 340B of the Public Health Services Act [42 USC 256b] could sue for a violation of…

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