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Case TitleKappel Elite, LLC et al v. United States Department of Health and Human Services
DistrictEastern District of Michigan
Case Number2:2022cv11773
Date Filed2022-08-01
Date Closed2022-10-21
JudgeDistrict Judge Matthew F. Leitman
PlaintiffKappel Elite, LLC
PlaintiffLisa Lindsey, CFNP
Case DescriptionKappel Elite, LLC submitted a FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for records concerning Medicare payments in 2017 to Lisa Lindsey, who was involved in a breach of contract suit involving Kappel Elite. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told Kappel Elite that it was unable to release such records without further explanation. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Kappel Elite filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantUnited States Department of Health and Human Services
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Opinion/Order [8]
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2022-08-011COMPLAINT filed by All Plaintiffs against All Plaintiffs. Plaintiff requests summons issued. Receipt No: AMIEDC-9000743 - Fee: $ 402. County of 1st Plaintiff: Genesee - County Where Action Arose: Genesee - County of 1st Defendant: Out of State. [ Previously dismissed case: No] [ Possible companion case(s): Genesee County Circuit Court, 17-109411-CK, Judge Archie L. Hayman ] (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit Genesee County Circuit Court Cases, # 3 Exhibit Plaintiff's FOIA Request, # 4 Exhibit Defendant's FOIA Response) (Puzio, Ronald) (Entered: 08/01/2022)
2022-08-032SUMMONS Issued for *United States Department of Health and Human Services* (NAhm) (Entered: 08/03/2022)
2022-08-033SUMMONS Issued for the United States Attorney and the Office of the Attorney General. (NAhm) (Entered: 08/03/2022)
2022-08-03A United States Magistrate Judge of this Court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 636c and FRCP 73. The Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form is available for download at (NAhm) (Entered: 08/03/2022)
2022-09-064NOTICE of Appearance by Priya Kanwalgul Khangura on behalf of United States Department of Health and Human Services. (Khangura, Priya) (Entered: 09/06/2022)
2022-09-065STIPULATION AND ORDER for Extension of Time re 1 Complaint. Response due by 10/24/2022. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HRya) (Entered: 09/06/2022)
2022-09-086NOTICE of Appearance by Brittany D. Parling on behalf of All Defendants. (Parling, Brittany) (Entered: 09/08/2022)
2022-10-217NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by All Plaintiffs (Puzio, Ronald) (Entered: 10/21/2022)
2022-10-218ORDER DISMISSING CASE. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HRya) (Entered: 10/21/2022)
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