D.C. Federal Judge Grants Summary Judgment To DHHS In Medicaid Reimbursement Suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on July 15 granted summary judgment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in a dispute regarding a "hold-harmless" provision for reimbursement under the "Disproportionate Share Hospital" (DSH) adjustments hospitals receive under the Medicare and Medicaid statutes (University of Kansas Hospital Authority, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, No. 11-cv-1382, D. D.C.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98183).

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