Medicare Revision Doesn't Bar Contract Suit: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (August 31, 2011, 3:48 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday that a 2008 congressional amendment to the Medicare statutes that terminated a number of the government's medical equipment and supplies contracts did not bar judicial review of contractor Cardiosom LLC 's suit over the termination.

Reversing the U.S. Court of Federal Claims' decision to dismiss the case, a three-judge panel determined that the lower court has subject matter jurisdiction over Cardiosom's breach of contract suit because the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 did not explicitly withdraw the...
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