False Claims Act ("lab unbundling")

"Lab unbundling" Lawsuit -- OHA, AHA v. Shalala, 1996

Complaint: Ohio Hospital Association and American Hospital Association v. Donna E. Shalala, Secretary of Health and Human Services (No. 1:96-CV-2165) [government's misuse of False Claims Act] October 7, 1996

     District Court Decision [dismissed the suit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction] September 18, 1997

     US Ct. of Appeals Decision  [reversed district court on question of jurisdiction to grant declaratory
     relief and remanded, December 1999] December 29, 1999

     US Sup. Ct. [AHA opposition to the government's request for Supreme Court review of the 6th
     Circuit Court decision] November 13, 2000; Review denied


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