2013's Game-Changing Health Rulings

Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 5:57 PM ET) -- Health care companies saw their financial fortunes fall in 2013 in high-stakes cases as varied as False Claims Act litigation and reimbursement disputes, and they found consolation in relatively few big wins. Here, Law360 looks at eight game-changing rulings.

Medicare Auditors Get Clear Authority

The D.C. Circuit in July allowed Medicare contractors to determine on their own whether "sustained and high levels" of overpayments have been doled out to providers, which then allows them to extrapolate from a small sample of audited billing statements to assume...
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Case Title

Catholic Health Initiatives v. Kathleen Sebelius

Case Number

12-5092

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2151 Ovrpmnts Under the Medicare Act

Date Filed

April 5, 2012


Case Title

Gentiva Healthcare Corp. v. Kathleen Sebelius

Case Number

12-5179

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2151 Ovrpmnts Under the Medicare Act

Date Filed

June 6, 2012


Case Title

Michael Drakeford v. Tuomey

Case Number

13-2219

Court

Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

October 3, 2013


Case Title

Laurie Simpson v. Bayer Healthcare, et al

Case Number

12-2979

Court

Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3365 Personal Injury-Product Liability

Law360 Coverage

Date Filed

August 22, 2012


Case Title

Fair Labor Practices Associate v. Quest Diagnostics,Incorporated

Case Number

11-1565

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

1890 STATUTES-Other

Law360 Coverage

Date Filed

April 18, 2011

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