UCSD Medical Center Sues HHS Over $1M Medicare Mistake

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 7:13 PM EST) -- The University of California San Diego Medical Center on Friday sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in California federal court, saying it had been wrongly stiffed nearly $1 million after the agency refused to review a miscalculated Medicare medical education reimbursement.

According to the hospital, HHS’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Provider Reimbursement Review Board had mistakenly ruled it didn’t have jurisdiction to hear an appeal over a Medicare administrative contractor’s failure to properly implement a settlement agreement with UCSD over a...
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