Supreme Court To Hear Idaho Medicaid Rate Case
The case centers on whether private health care providers can force the state to raise its Medicaid rates because of the rising cost of services.
The Associated Press: Supreme Court Takes Up Idaho Medicaid Challenge
The Supreme Court said Thursday it will decide whether private sector health care providers can force a state to raise its Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with the rising cost of services. The justices agreed to hear an appeal from Idaho, which wants to overturn a lower court decision that ordered the state to increase payments (Hananel, 10/2).
Reuters: Supreme Court To Decide Idaho Medicaid Reimbursement Dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide in a case coming from Idaho whether private medical providers can sue a state in order to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. The justices agreed on Thursday to hear an appeal filed by the state of Idaho, which says that medical providers have no legal recourse to sue. The case focuses on rates for certain residential services (Hurley, 10/2).