Hospital Loses Bid To Revive Tenet Medicare Suit

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 1:01 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a ruling in favor of Tenet Healthcare Corp. in a suit filed by Boca Raton Community Hospital Inc. over an alleged Medicare reimbursement manipulation scheme, finding that a lower court properly excluded expert testimony regarding injury.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Friday upheld rulings by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, which struck Boca Raton’s expert and granted summary judgment to Tenet.

Without the expert testimony, Boca Raton was unable to...
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