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County of Kern v. California Dep't of Health Serv., No. B211594

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By FindLaw Staff on January 14, 2010 11:45 AM

In plaintiff's suit challenging defendant's decision to reduce plaintiff-county's Medi-Cal reimbursements, arising from a contract dispute involving a contract for hospital inpatient services, ruling denying plaintiff's petition for writ of mandate and upholding the decision by defendant-agency is affirmed where: 1) defendant properly interpreted the Medi-Cal contract; and 2) defendant properly calculated the nurse to patient staffing ratios by using plaintiff's assignment sheets. 

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Appellate Information

Filed January 13, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Ashmann-Gerst

Counsel
For Appellant:   Foley & Lardner, Tami S. Smason, Diane Ung and Jeffrey R. Bates

For Appellee:   Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Douglas M. Press, Assistant Attorney General, Richard T. Waldow and Gregory M. Cribbs, Deputy Attorneys General

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