AHA Slams HHS 'Gamesmanship' In Medicare Inpatient Billing

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 5:19 PM EDT) -- The American Hospital Association on Thursday lobbed sharp words at the U.S. Health and Human Services Department in a high-profile suit over rejected payments for inpatient admissions, urging a Washington federal judge to preserve its case and accusing the agency's chief of "legal gamesmanship."

In opposing a motion to dismiss, the AHA accused HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of playing an "administrative shell game" in which she long refused to allow rejected Medicare Part A inpatient claims to be rebilled as Medicare Part B outpatient claims, then...
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AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION et al v. SEBELIUS


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1:12-cv-01770

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District Of Columbia

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Administrative Procedure Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

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Colleen Kollar-Kotelly

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November 1, 2012

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