Mealey's Health Law - Illinois Federal Judge Calls Secretary's Medicare Decision 'Arbitrary, Capricious'

Mealey's Health Law - Illinois Federal Judge Calls Secretary's Medicare Decision 'Arbitrary, Capricious'

CHICAGO - An Illinois federal judge on July 18 held that the secretary of Health and Human Services acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner in dismissing and refusing to reinstate a hospital's administrative appeal in a Medicare reimbursement dispute (The University of Chicago Medical Center v. Kathleen Sebelius, No. 13-4742, N.D. Ill.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97606).

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