Houghton v. Dep't of Health

In Houghton v. Dep't of Health, 2002 UT 101, 57 P.3d 1067, the Court affirmed the district court's grant of judgment on the pleadings, holding that "the priority lien on Medicaid recipients' third-party settlement proceeds did not violate federal law." Id However, the Court reversed the summary judgment on the Class II plaintiffs' claim for attorney fees and remanded the case to the district court for further proceedings on that claim. Id. P10.