Hospitals Ask DC Circ. To Overturn Adverse Medicare Rates

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A group of Select Medical Corp. hospitals on Thursday urged the D.C. Circuit to overturn a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services review board decision ruling they were not new hospitals entitled to favorable Medicare reimbursement rates, saying the board had incorrectly interpreted the relevant statute.

According to the plaintiffs — a group of of more than two dozen Select-owned long-term care hospitals spread across several states — the HHS Provider Reimbursement Review Board had wrongly ruled that that they were not new hospitals subject...
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