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Case TitleSQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv00045
Date Filed2019-01-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffSQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP
Case DescriptionThe law firm of Squire Patton Boggs submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services' Inspector General for records concerning communications between OIG and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services announcing OIG's report on Medicare hospital outlier payments. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the law firm filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DefendantOFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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Complaint
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Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
Complaint attachment 5
Complaint attachment 6
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2019-01-081COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE AND DECLARATORY RELIEF against All Defendants with Jury Demand ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5877340) filed by SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Certificate Rule LCvR 26.1., # 5 Summons US Department of Health and Human Services, # 6 Summons Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)(Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/08/2019)
2019-01-09Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zef, ) (Entered: 01/09/2019)
2019-01-092LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP. (zmd) (Entered: 01/09/2019)
2019-01-093REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE re 1 Complaint, filed by SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP. Related document: 1 Complaint, filed by SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/09/2019)
2019-01-104SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. (ztd) (Entered: 01/10/2019)
2019-01-155RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES served on 1/10/2019 (Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/15/2019)
2019-01-156RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 1/10/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/9/2019. (Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/15/2019)
2019-01-157RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 1/10/19. (Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/15/2019)
2019-01-158RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES served on 1/10/2019 (Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/15/2019)
2019-01-159RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 1/10/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/9/2019. (Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/15/2019)
2019-01-1510RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 1/10/19. (Nash, Stephen) (Entered: 01/15/2019)
2019-02-1111NOTICE of Appearance by Brian J. Field on behalf of All Defendants (Field, Brian) (Entered: 02/11/2019)
2019-02-1112ANSWER to Complaint by OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.(Field, Brian) (Entered: 02/11/2019)
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