6th Circuit Affirms Decision In Medicaid Payment Dispute

6th Circuit Affirms Decision In Medicaid Payment Dispute

CINCINNATI - A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on April 22 affirmed that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services secretary's decision to omit waiver-expansion population patients from the Medicaid fraction provision in the disproportionate share hospital (DSH) adjustment calculation was based on a permissible construction of the DSH statute (Adventist Health System/Sunbelt Inc. v. Kathleen Sebelius, No. 11-5990, 6th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 7907).

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