From the Trump administration asking the Supreme Court to strike down the ACA to hospitals losing a lawsuit against HHS over a price disclosure rule, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.
1. Trump administration asks Supreme Court to strike down ACA
The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court June 25 to strike down the ACA, telling the court that the entire healthcare law “must fall.”
2. Ex-CFO sues Tenet unit, alleges retaliation for whistleblowing
The former CFO of United Surgical Partners International, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, sued his ex-employer in federal court June 24, alleging retaliation for raising concerns about potential securities law violations.
3. Piedmont Healthcare to pay $16M to settle allegations it overbilled Medicare
Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare will pay $16 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by billing at a more expensive inpatient rate for patients who could have received outpatient care.
4. Kentucky rural hospitals secure $383M settlement in Medicaid reimbursement lawsuit Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced June 24 that 54 rural hospitals in Kentucky settled a 13-year-old dispute regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates.5. Hospitals lose lawsuit against HHS over price disclosure rule Industry groups representing hospitals and health […]
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