Massachusetts hospitals win suit on Medicare
Boston Globe, February 29, 2008
A federal judge has ruled in favor of a group of Massachusetts hospitals in a long-running dispute over Medicare reimbursement rates. The 62 hospitals sued U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt, claiming HHS used the wrong method to calculate Medicare reimbursements. As a result of the ruling, the hospitals are closer to collecting up to $200 million from the federal government.
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