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Abington Crest Nursing & Rehab. Ctr. v. Sebelius, No. 08-5120

By FindLaw Staff on August 04, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an action challenging a decision by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to deny plaintiff nursing facilities reimbursement for certain bad debt costs, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where it was reasonable for the Secretary to read 42 U.S.C. section 1395x(v)(1)(A) to apply only to reimbursement systems based on "reasonable costs."

Read Abington Crest Nursing & Rehab. Ctr. v. Sebelius, No. 08-5120

Appellate Information

Argued February 13, 2009

Decided August 4, 2009


Opinion by Judge Garland


For Appellants:

Daniel F. Miller, Washington, DC

For Appellee:

Christopher Fonzone, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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