Arkansas Federal Judge Affirms Decision Disallowing Medicare Payments

Arkansas Federal Judge Affirms Decision Disallowing Medicare Payments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An Arkansas federal judge on Jan. 10 granted summary judgment in favor of the federal government in a challenge to a final decision of the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS) to disallow Medicare payments to a diagnostic audiological testing facility when the tests were not ordered by physicians (Doctors Testing Centers v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al., No. 11-857, E.D. Ark.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3781).

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