ALJ Mandamus Remand Deadline for Deciding Appeals (RAC)

Nov 1, 2018
Memorandum Opinion This case is now before the Court for a third time, following a second remand from the D.C. Circuit. Plaintiffs here are the American Hospital Association and three other regional hospitals and health-care systems. Fed up by the delays in the administrative-appeals process for…
Aug 6, 2018
Defendants' Status Report and Response to Plaintiffs' Proposed Non-Deadline Remedies
Jul 12, 2018
Defendant Alex M. Azar, in his official capacity as Secretary of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), respectfully submits this Reply in support of Defendant’s opposed motion to extend his time to respond to Plaintiffs’ proposed non-deadline remedies for the Medicare appeals backlog. See ECF. No. 83…
Jul 5, 2018
Plaintiffs oppose the Department of Health and Human Services’s (HHS) motion for a six-week extension to file its response to Plaintiffs’ remedy proposals. HHS asserts that the extension is necessary primarily to compile additional data from the end of the most recent fiscal quarter. But the Court…
Jun 22, 2018
AHA, Hospitals brief outlining non-deadline remedies to address appeals backlog Proposed order on the remedies
Mar 22, 2018
Court ORDERS that: 1) The case is STAYED until June 22, 2018; 2) By that date, Plaintiffs shall submit specific proposals (and reasons therefor) that they wish the Court to impose via mandamus and explain why current procedures are insufficient; 2) By July 6, 2018, the Government will respond,…
Feb 15, 2018
AHA, Hospitals' lawsuit to require HHS to meet deadlines for deciding appeals.   Reply Memorandum in Support of AHA and Hospitals' Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment. Plaintiffs' summary-judgment motion granted.