Court: Health Care Provider’s Contract Claim Not Subject To Government Immunity

(April 13, 2018, 1:55 PM EDT) -- FORT WORTH, Texas — Governmental immunity does not shield a hospital from a health care provider’s breach of contract claim involving bills incurred while treating the son of one of the hospital’s employees, a Texas appeals court held April 5 (Cook Children’s Health Care System, et al. v. Nocona General Hospital, No. 02-17-00128-CV, Texas App., 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 2439).

(Opinion available.  Document #93-180418-031Z.)

S.W. worked as an employee of Nocona General Hospital and was insured through the Nocona General Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan.  The...
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