Individuals should check with their doctors before getting into any type of low calorie diet. It is certainly of utmost importance to follow such an elaborate intervention under stringent medical supervision, Dr. Hammer said, especially as patients could probably stop all anti-diabetic therapy from Day 1. .. Much lift? legal challenge to Medicare’s ‘two midnight’ rule Modern Healthcare reports that some legal professionals say it will be difficult to convince judges to overturn the controversial rule in classifying Medicare in-patients. Only after that will Medicare pay out inpatient hospital prices for the patients' care. Mon, the American Medical center Association and a coalition of users filed two federal lawsuits challenging the rule and its decrease in payments to hospitals.