Detroit Receiving Hosp. & Univ. Health Ctr. v. Sebelius, No. 08-1920 - U.S. Sixth Circuit
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Detroit Receiving Hosp. & Univ. Health Ctr. v. Sebelius, No. 08-1920

In an action challenging a Department of Health and Human Services regulation preventing hospitals from recovering certain bad debts from Medicare beneficiaries, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where the Medicare statutory scheme is clear on its face and does not allow for the exception plaintiffs sought to the statutory reduction in Medicare reimbursement for bad debt.

Read Detroit Receiving Hosp. & Univ. Health Ctr. v. Sebelius, No. 08-1920

Appellate Information

Argued: March 13, 2009

Decided and Filed: July 30, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Rogers

Counsel

For Appellant:

Andrew S. Doctoroff, Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP, Detroit, MI

For Appellee:

Steven P. Croley, Assistant United States Attorney, Detroit, MI