Tribal Health Co.'s $9M Gov't Contract Suit Not Time-Barred

Law360, New York (April 18, 2013, 8:56 PM EDT) -- A tribal Alaskan health organization can continue with its $9 million lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, after the Court of Federal Claims on Thursday ruled that the Contract Disputes Act's six-year time limit could be extended if the organization could provide more evidence to support its argument.

Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. is seeking $9.13 million in unpaid contract administration fees from HHS under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, which allows federally recognized Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages to...
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