Breach Claim Dismissed; Reimbursement Claim Continues In Funding Dispute
Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 4:04 PM EDT) -- PHOENIX — A federal judge in Arizona on March 6 dismissed a breach-of-trust claim from a dispute over the funding for contract health care services the Gila River Indian Community provided to members of the Tohono O’odham Reservation but allowed a claim for reimbursement to continue (Gila River Indian Community v. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, et al., No. 14-943, D. Ariz.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27595).
(Opinion available. Document #96-150325-031Z.)
Final Offer Rejected
Gila River Indian Community is a federally recognized Indian tribe. Until 1995, Indian Health...