Health Group Of The Year: Akin Gump

Law360, New York (January 18, 2012, 5:36 PM EST) -- Winning a Medicare reimbursement victory over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this year worth hundreds of millions of dollars for hospitals around the country helped Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's health industry practice earn a place among Law360's Health Groups of 2011.

Akin Gump represented Northeast Hospital Corp. in its fight against a change in the way HHS calculates certain Medicare reimbursements for hospitals with a disproportionate share of low-income patients. HHS changed the calculation in 2004, but applied the change...
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