County of Kern v. California Dep't of Health Serv., No. B211594
In plaintiff's suit challenging defendant's decision to reduce plaintiff-county's Medi-Cal reimbursements, arising from a contract dispute involving a contract for hospital inpatient services, ruling denying plaintiff's petition for writ of mandate and upholding the decision by defendant-agency is affirmed where: 1) defendant properly interpreted the Medi-Cal contract; and 2) defendant properly calculated the nurse to patient staffing ratios by using plaintiff's assignment sheets.
Filed January 13, 2010
Opinion by Judge Ashmann-Gerst