VA Wants DaVita's Dialysis Underpayment Suit Trimmed

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to trim thousands of payment claims from a DaVita Inc. suit accusing the agency of underpaying for dialysis services, arguing the claims were either time-barred or not allowed under law.

According to the VA’s motion for partial dismissal, several thousand of DaVita’s dialysis claims fell outside of the six-year statute of limitations for contract claims against the government, while thousands more had already been paid up to the statutory limit, meaning...
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