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Becerra v. Empire Health Foundation

Pending petition
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1312 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.