Legal Resources: Amicus Briefs Continued

AHA Amicus Brief
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corporation v. the Federal Trade Commission, (No. 9315) [antitrust] December 16, 2005

AHA Amicus Brief
US Ct. of Appeals, 2d Cir. (05-2951-cv) [Challenge to government's reliance on informal manual provision]. In their amicus curiae brief, AHA and AAMC argue that the hospitals used state-of-the-art cardiac devices with their Medicare beneficiary patients at no additional cost to the federal program - choosing the new devices, often more expensive than older versions, for clinical reasons, while receiving the same fixed rate under the DRG system regardless of the device. October 21, 2005

AHA Amicus Brief
Matthew Ferdon v. Wisconsin Patients Compensation Fund and Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, State of Wisconsin Supreme Court (No. 03-0988) [constitutionality of the state's cap on non-economic damages in medical liability cases] February 21, 2005

AHA Amicus Brief
State of Illinois Department of Revenue v. Provena Covenant Medical Center (No. 04-PT-0014) [support for Provena and its appeal to retain its exemption from property taxes] Feb. 14, 2005

AHA Amicus Brief
Radiation Therapy Oncology v. Providence Hospital Appeal from the Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama Thirteenth Judicial Circuit (No. CV-2001-2850) [Governing Board Authority -- decision affecting the medical staff] December 17, 2003

AHA Amicus Brief
Stanford v. NLRB: Petition for Certiorari US Sup. Ct. (No. 03-501) [hospital solicitation/distribution policy] November 2003

AHA Amicus Brief
Oakwood Healthcare Inc., NLRB (NLRB Notice and Invitation to file briefs, [charge nurse/supervisor]) September 22, 2003

AHA Amicus Brief
Allina Health System Corp., et al. v. United States of America, ex rel. Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists: Supreme Court of the United States (No. 02-27) [False Claims Act] August 7, 2002

AHA Amicus Brief
Public Citizen, Inc. v. US DHHS, et al. the US Ct. of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (No. 01-5294) [access to Medicare peer review information] May 17, 2002

AHA Amicus Brief
Exeter Hospital Medical Staff, et.al v. Board of Trustees of Exeter Health Resources, Inc., et al, the State of New Hampshire Supreme Court (No. 2001-134) [is a hospital medical staff a separate and independent entity with the legal capacity to sue the hospital] January 2002

AHA Amicus Brief
Anderson v. U.S., Petition for Certiorari to the US Sup. Ct., (Nos. 01-806, 01-7087 and 01-7152) [antikickback: application of antikickback law to hospital-physician relationships with inherent referrals] December 2001

AHA Amicus Brief
Public Citizen, Inc. v. US DHHS, US Ct. of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (No. 01-5294)[Disclosure of PRO investigations: motion in the court of appeals for a stay of the district court’s order requiring disclosure to beneficiaries] August 29, 2001

AHA Amicus Brief
Westside Mothers, et al. v. James K. Haveman, Jr., et al. U.S. District Ct. for the Eastern District of Michigan (No. 01-1494) [Medicaid] June 25, 2001

AHA Amicus Brief
Virmani v. Novant Health, Inc. U.S. Ct. of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (No. 00-2423) [peer review] January 16, 2001

AHA Amicus Brief
U.S. v. Dan Anderson , et al., US Ct. of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (Nos. 99-3347, 99-3344, 99-3352) [antikickback] June 6, 2000

AHA Amicus Brief
Children's Seashore House v. Michelle K. Guhl, Commissioner of the NJ Department of Human Services, et al., US Sup. Ct., Petition for Certiorari (No. 99-1738) [Medicaid] May 31, 2000

AHA Amicus Brief
U.S. ex rel. James S. Stone v. Rockwell International Corp. and Boeing North American, Inc., US Ct. of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (Nos. 99-1351, 99-1352, 99-1353) [False Claims Act] February 14, 2000

AHA Amicus Brief
HCA Health Services of Virginia, Inc., et al. v. Stephen M. Levin, MD and Inova Health System v. Stephen M. Levin, Sup. Ct. of Virginia (Nos. 992934 and 992935) [peer review] February 1, 2000

AHA Amicus Brief
Dr. John Mahan, et al. v. Avera St. Luke's, South Dakota Sup. Ct. (Appeal No. 21118) [authority of hospital board to make decisions affecting the medical staff] November 30, 1999 

AHA Amicus Brief
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources v. U.S. Ex Rel. Stevens, US Sup. Ct. (No. 98-1828) [Lack of legal authority for a private individual to initiate a False Claims Act case] November 1999 

AHA Amicus Brief
United States ex rel. James F. Alderson v. Quorum Health Group, Inc, et al., US Dist. Ct. for the Middle District of Florida (No. 99-413-CIV-T-23B) [government attempt to use "Medicare reserve calculations" to demonstrate fraud under the False Claims Act] August 28, 1999 

AHA Amicus Brief
Donna E. Shalala, Secretary of DHHS v. Illinois Council on Long Term Care, US Sup. Ct. (No. 98-1109) [ability to go directly to court when challenging Medicare regulations] August 23, 1999

AHA Amicus Brief
Galen of Virginia, Inc.: US Sup. Ct. (No. 97-53) [EMTALA] September 22, 1998

AHA Amicus Brief
New England Deaconess v. Superior Ct. of Massachusetts: Supreme Judicial Court for the Commonwealth (No. 7473) [peer review] September 10, 1997

AHA Amicus Brief
Your Home Visiting Nurse Services v. Shalala:  US Sup. Ct. (No. 97-1489) [Re:  Medicare: Reopening Cost Reports], February 27, 1997

AHA Amicus Brief
Federal Trade Commission v. Butterworth Health Corporation and Blodgett Memorial Medical Center (96-2440) [antitrust] January 15, 1997

AHA Amicus Brief -- See Sup. Ct. Decision, October 23, 1997
Richard B. Berlin, Jr., M.D., v. Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center [corporate practice of medicine], May 17, 1996.

AHA Amicus Brief
United States of America v. Mercy Health Services, et al. [antitrust] May 3, 1996

AHA Amicus Brief
FTC v. Freeman Hospital, et al. [antitrust], August 10, 1995

AHA Amicus Brief
Smith v. Our Lady of the Lake: Sup. Ct. of Louisiana (No. 93-C-2512) [peer review protections] November 16, 1993

AHA Amicus Brief
Power v. Arlington Hospital Association: US Ct. of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (No. 92-2195) [EMTALA] July 19, 1993

AHA Amicus Brief
Holmes v. Bryan:  US Ct. of Appeals Eleventh Circuit (No. 92-2963) [peer review: HCQIA] May 10, 1993

AHA Amicus Brief
Johnson v. University of Chicago: US Ct. of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (No. 91-3587) [EMTALA:  “comes to the emergency department”] October 21, 1992

AHA Amicus Brief  
Richmond Memorial Hospital v. Taja Smith and Connie Elizabeth Smith: US Sup. Ct. (No. 92-421) [EMTALA] October 5, 1992

AHA Amicus Brief
Manion v. Lima Memorial Hospital: US Ct. of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (No. 92-3313) [HCQI, peer review] June 5, 1992

AHA Amicus Brief
Halifax Hospital v. Bolt: US Sup. Ct. (No. 89-1419) [antitrust: medical staff credentialing] April 11, 1990

 

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