Judge Grants Preliminary Approval In Medicare Appeal Delay Case

(April 19, 2016, 12:34 PM EDT) -- BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A federal judge on March 3 granted preliminarily approved to a settlement resolving a class action challenging the lawfulness of delays in Medicare payment dispute resolutions (Veronica Exley, et al. v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, No. 14-1230, D. Conn.).

(Order granting preliminary approval available. Document #93-160420-009R.)

A fairness hearing is scheduled for May 31.

Veronica Exley and five others sued Sylvia Burwell, as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Exley sought to represent a class of people whose Medicare claims...
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