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Case analysis by Jeff Baird

September 8, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - The American Hospital Association's lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services over a massive appeals backlog has been ping-ponging between the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the D.C. Circuit Court since it was first filed in 2014.The latest ruling, issued Aug. 11, directed a federal judge to take a closer look at whether it's actually feasible for HHS to clear the backlog by 2021, as previously ordered.“I think the D.C. Circuit Court...

American Hospital Association, Appeals Lawsuite, Jeff Baird

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