Inpatient Billing Suit Threatens Medicare System, HHS Says

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 2:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Health and Human Services Department urged a federal judge Wednesday to toss a high-profile suit over denied hospital claims for inpatient services, saying that requiring the agency to “re-review” untimely claims would hinder the efficiency of the Medicare system.

The doctrine of repose applies to previously expired claims even if HHS is now proposing a rule change that would allow rejected Medicare Part A inpatient claims to be rebilled as Medicare Part B outpatient claims, the agency said in a brief in support of...
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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

Date Filed

November 1, 2012

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