Mealey's Health Law - Additional Factual Allegations Allowed In Medicare Dispute; Additional Claims Denied

Mealey's Health Law - Additional Factual Allegations Allowed In Medicare Dispute; Additional Claims Denied

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A District of Columbia federal judge on July 7 partially granted plaintiffs' motion to amend their complaint challenging regulations governing Medicare reimbursements and allow the plaintiffs to include factual allegations concerning a Final Interim Rule, but not allowing the plaintiffs to include claims that the secretary's failure to disclose the rule and its contents violated the federal code (Banner Health fbo Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, et al. v. Sylvia M. Burwell, secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, No. 10-1638, D. D.C.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91668).

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