Robert F. Kennedy Med. Ctr. v. Leavitt

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Robert F. Kennedy Med. Ctr. v. Leavitt, 06-56367

Summary judgment affirming a denial of plaintiff-hospital operator’s Medicare reimbursement request is affirmed over a claim that the Secretary of Health and Human Services had to reimburse it for depreciation losses resulting from its disposal of assets through a statutory merger. Plaintiff is not eligible for reimbursement because the merger at issue did not qualify as a “bona fide sale” under 42 C.F.R. section 413.134(f).

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/11/2008
  • Submitted 04/11/2008
  • Decided 05/19/2008
  • Published 05/19/2008


  • GOODWIN, Circuit Judge:, Before: ALFRED T. GOODWIN, HARRY PREGERSON, and D.W. NELSON, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Ninth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Patric Hooper, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, Los Angeles, CA, for the plaintiff-appellant.
  • For Appellees:
  • Michael S. Raab, Joel McElvain, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for the defendant-appellee.

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