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Fischer v. United States

Docket No.: 99-116
Argued: February 22, 2000
Decided: May 15, 2000

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 666, Civil Rights, Federalism, Medicare, Social Security Act, cost recovery, pension plan

Petitioner: Fischer
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 168 F.3d 1273
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


529 U.S. 667 (2000)
Question:

Do Medicare funds received by health care providers constitute "benefits" within the meaning of the federal bribery statute prohibiting fraud and other offenses against organizations receiving federal benefits?

Fischer v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 22, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for United States, 2 vote(s) against

Fischer v. United States
Case Documents

1Opinion in Fischer v. United States
2Opinion in Fischer v. United States
Additional documents for this case are pending review.