Practice Area: Health Care
Outcome: Preliminary Injunction Denied
Description: This civil action was filed on behalf of the Texas Association for Home Health to enjoin the governmentâ€™s implementation of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations for the revised per-visit limits of the interim payment system (IPS) for paying home health care agencies under Medicare Act and for the new per-beneficiary limit of the IPS. Judge Sanders ruled for the United States in a published decision. See Texas Assâ€™n for Home Health Care et al. v. United States (N.D. Tex) (Jan. 1999) (Sanders, J.) See also Greater Dallas Home Care Alliance v. United States, 10 F. Supp. 2d 638 (N.D. Tex. 1998).