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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Hospitals’ Medicare Claims Lawsuit

Politico: SCOTUS Asks Tough Questions On Hospitals' Medicare Claims Lawsuit
A majority of Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sounded skeptical of a suit brought by hospitals to reopen Medicare claims as much as 25 years old because of calculations that were found to have underpaid them. The justices heard oral arguments Tuesday in the case of Sebelius v. Auburn Regional Medical Center, a challenge brought by 18 hospitals that are seeking compensation from claims dating to 1987 (Norman, 12/5).

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