Hospitals' Medicaid Rate Suit Nixed By Texas High Court

Law360, Houston (May 17, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday rejected an argument by 14 hospitals that the state is required to recalculate Medicaid reimbursement rates for the 2002 through 2009 fiscal years, ruling that a 2008 decision the high court issued in the dispute afforded no such relief.

The high court affirmed a 2011 decision by the Third District Court of Appeals that although the 2008 ruling struck down the methodology the Texas Health & Human Services Commission used to calculate Medicaid reimbursements, it did not require the state...
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