Tribal Group Asks High Court To Decide Hospital Row

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT) -- The Arctic Slope Native Association asked the U.S. Supreme Court last week to review findings that the federal government doesn't owe the tribal contractor more than $2 million in indirect costs over the operation of an Alaskan hospital.

In 2009, the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals determined the ASNA wasn't entitled to the administrative or overhead expenses because funds were no longer available, due to statutory caps in the relevant congressional appropriations measures. The Federal Circuit affirmed the decision in December.

In its petition, the...
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