Mealey's Insurance - Divided Nevada High Court Holds Medicare Act Preempts State Law Negligence Claims

Mealey's Insurance - Divided Nevada High Court Holds Medicare Act Preempts State Law Negligence Claims

CARSON CITY, Nev. - A divided Nevada Supreme Court on July 10 held that the Medicare Act preempts a plaintiff's state common-law negligence claims regarding the retention and investigation of contracted Medicare providers (Louis Morrison v. Health Plan of Nevada, et al., No. 61082, Nev. Sup.; 2014 Nev. LEXIS 67).

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