UPMC Can't Avoid Remand In Tax Status Suit, Pittsburgh Says
By Daniel Wilson
Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The city of Pittsburgh on Monday hit back at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's bid to dismiss its challenge to the health care system's tax-exempt status, saying the move was a transparent attempt to avoid the federal suit being remanded to Pennsylvania state court.
The city said it had 30 days to seek remand of the suit following UPMC's April 19 removal of the case from state court, and intends to do so. The health system's motion to dismiss the suit was an effort to...