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Becerra v. Empire Health Foundation

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1312 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether, for purposes of calculating additional payment for hospitals that serve a “significantly disproportionate number of low-income patients,” the secretary of health and human services has permissibly included in a hospital’s Medicare fraction all of the hospital’s patient days of individuals who satisfy the requirements to be entitled to Medicare Part A benefits, regardless of whether Medicare paid the hospital for those particular days.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 19 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 19, 2021)
Mar 30 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 19, 2021 to May 19, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 31 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 19, 2021.
May 19 2021Brief of respondent Empire Health Foundation, for Valley Hospital Medical Center in opposition filed.
Jun 08 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.
Jun 08 2021Reply of petitioner Becerra, Xavier, Secretary of Health and Human Services filed. (Distributed)
Jul 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2021.
Jul 02 2021Petition GRANTED.
Jul 19 2021Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jul 21 2021Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 1, 2021. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 18, 2021.
Sep 01 2021Brief of petitioner Becerra, Xavier, Secretary of Health and Human Services filed.
Sep 01 2021Joint appendix filed.
Sep 08 2021Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation in Support of Neither Party filed.