University of Louisville Hospital http://wfpl.org en ACLU Sues, Claiming Catholic Hospitals Put Women At Risk http://wfpl.org/post/aclu-sues-claiming-catholic-hospitals-put-women-risk The American Civil Liberties Union has decided to go directly to the source of its unhappiness with the way women are treated in Catholic hospitals. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:40:52 +0000 Julie Rovner 7755 at http://wfpl.org ACLU Sues, Claiming Catholic Hospitals Put Women At Risk U of L Hospital to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Medicare Billing Case http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-hospital-pay-28-million-settle-medicare-billing-case <p>University of Louisville Hospital has reached a $2.8 million settlement with the federal government to end allegations that it submitted false Medicare billing claims.</p><p><a href="http://www.justice.gov/usao/kyw/news/2013/20130701-01.html">The agreement</a>, announced today, covers a five-year period that began January 1, 2006.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:29:53 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 5979 at http://wfpl.org U of L Hospital to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Medicare Billing Case U of L Medical Center Taking More Time to Find Partner http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-medical-center-taking-more-time-find-partner <p>The University of Louisville Medical Center is going to take more time searching for a new business partner.</p><p>The UMC put out a request for proposals for a new partner earlier this year, with a goal to finish the deal by the end of this month. But today (Thursday), officials released a statement saying they need more time. They stress that talks have been productive, but say it may take until the end of the year to secure a deal.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:33:04 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1731 at http://wfpl.org Audit Finds Insufficient Oversight of Indigent Care Fund http://wfpl.org/post/audit-finds-insufficient-oversight-indigent-care-fund <p>An <a href="http://apps.auditor.ky.gov/Public/Audit_Reports/Archive/2012QualityandCharityCare-PR.pdf" jquery17101369640466374487="15"><u><font color="#810081">audit</font></u></a> of the taxpayer funded trust that helps pay for indigent care at University of Hospital has found that the trust lacks sufficient oversight.</p><p>The review of the Quality and Charity Care Trust by State Auditor Adam Edelen released today also found weaknesses in the structure of the QCCT board.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 17:02:46 +0000 Rick Howlett 418 at http://wfpl.org Audit Finds Insufficient Oversight of Indigent Care Fund