Health Group Of The Year: Akin Gump

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2014, 5:19 PM EST) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP chalked up another victory for health care providers in 2013, getting a government rule that slashed Medicare reimbursements overturned in a key case that earned the firm a place among Law360’s Health Practice Groups of the Year.

Hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake in the dispute over Medicare’s so-called disproportionate share payments, which compensate hospitals for treating poor patients. Akin Gump represented 27 hospitals, including Allina Health Services, in their case against the government in Washington federal...
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