Judge rules that contract fee for 'free' nursing home bed rights is valid


A federal judge has ruled that the transfer of dozens of nursing home beds among nursing home operators must go through as originally planned, despite the would-be buyer's claim the contract was invalid.

Court ruling opens door for providers to seek reimbursement for Medicare bad debts


Providers may be reimbursed for Medicare beneficiaries' bad debts even after sending them to a collection agency, a U.S. District Court judge has ruled.