NH Hospitals Fight To Keep CMS Suit Win At 1st Circ.

Law360, Washington (November 22, 2017, 7:41 PM EST) -- New Hampshire hospitals pressed the First Circuit to uphold a ruling against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for altering a reimbursement policy in a frequently-asked-questions document, telling the appeals court that the agency flouted the normal rulemaking process and exceeded its legal authority.

The group, which includes the New Hampshire Hospital Association, on Nov. 20 defended a trial court’s decision granting it summary judgment in the case, which stems from changes CMS made to the FAQ section of its website in 2010 having to...
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