Health Law Daily Wrap Up, ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICARE/MEDICAID PROGRAMS—D.C. Neb.: Court dismisses CEO’s claims against state DHHS agency for defamation, breach of contract on jurisdictional grounds, (Jan 12, 2022)

By Joe Cox, J.D.

Sovereign immunity not waived from cases arising out of defamation suits.

A health care provider’s CEO was barred from becoming a service provider for ten years and alleged that the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) violated its Service Provider Agreement with him when it rescinded approval of the agreemen ...