Hospitals Sue CMS Over Reduced Medicare Reimbursements

Law360, Washington (February 4, 2014, 2:36 PM EST) -- A group of hospitals sued the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Washington federal court Monday, alleging the agency had wrongly reduced Medicare payments to the hospitals for treating high numbers of low-income patients due to some patients living in nursing homes.

According to the 65 hospitals — located in California, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas — CMS' Provider Reimbursement Review Board had mistakenly and arbitrarily upheld a CMS ruling cutting their so-called disproportionate share payments...
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Case Title

ALEXIAN BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER et al v. KATHLEEN SEBELIUS


Case Number

1:14-cv-00166

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Contract: Recovery Medicare

Judge

Beryl A. Howell

Date Filed

February 2, 2014

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