SCOTUS ruled in favor of the Wind River Care System last week.  The case was about reimbursement of what’s being called “gap funding,” totaling approximately $4.5 M.  It pays for billing costs and federal reimbursement for Medicaid and Medicare.

The court reasoned that if the tribe paid either out-of-pocket or by spending from future care funds, they were being penalized for taking steps to become self-reliant.  The care funding had the opposite intention.  Read more>>>

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SCOTUS rules for Wind River in its federal reimbursements case

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