Mealey's Health Law - District Of Columbia Federal Judge Rules On Medicare Reimbursement Dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A District of Columbia federal judge on April 17 remanded one hospital's Medicare payment dispute to a review board, but granted the defendant's summary judgment motion as to a second hospital's dispute, saying the review board did not have jurisdiction to hear the challenge to the plaintiff's disproportionate share hospital adjustment (Emanuel Medical Center Inc., et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, No. 12-1962, D. D.C.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52969).

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