Ariz. Tribe Fights Feds' Bid To Trim $8.6M Contract Suit

Law360 (March 30, 2020, 8:09 PM EDT) -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe has urged an Arizona federal judge to deny the government's bid to trim the tribe's $8.6 million suit alleging the Indian Health Service failed to reimburse it for indirect costs for health care coverage the tribe provided under contract with the agency.

The tribe argued Friday that the federal government took a too-narrow interpretation of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act in its attempt to drop a claim that the IHS failed to pay indirect contract support costs associated with third-party payers, such as Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers.

The IHS said the act prohibits...

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