The Physicians Group has sought judicial review in federal district court of an agency decision denying reimbursement under Medicare based on an interpretation of the law. What is the second step in the court’s application of the Chevron standard? January 2, 2023 by admin Was the agency’s decision based on a permissible construction of the statute? Has Congress spoken directly to the precise question in issue? What does the legislative history say about Congress’s intent? Are there common law precedents on this issue? See Answer Was the agency’s decision based on a permissible construction of the statute?