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  • Newton-Nations v. Betlach & Sebelius, District of Arizona and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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    Medicaid beneficiaries in Arizona challenged Arizona’s decision to impose expensive copayments that exceeded the limits set out in federal law, creating barriers to beneficiaries’ access to services. Plaintiffs also challenged the United States Department of Health and Human Services approval of those copayments through the federal Section 1115 authority.…

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  • Pashby v. Cansler, Eastern District of North Carolina

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    Class of Medicaid beneficiaries who received in-home personal care services challenged State’s decision to narrow the standards for assessing need for in home assistance and practice of favoring services provided in adult care homes over services provided in homes of Medicaid beneficiaries. Partners: Disability Rights NC, Charlotte Center for…

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  • KC and LS v. Wos & Shipman, United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina

    2011 Medicaid beneficiaries with disabling and chronic conditions challenged North Carolina’s failure to ensure that managed care organizations provided them with adequate notice and opportunity for a hearing when their developmental disability services were reduced or terminated using arbitrary and non-ascertainable standards, denying beneficiaries a meaningful opportunity to challenge…

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  • T.R. v. Dreyfus, Western District of Washington

    2011 Medicaid eligible children and youths under 21 years old, with mental health needs, brought this lawsuit to obtain intensive home and community-based mental health services which they are entitled to through Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment provisions. Partners: Disability Rights Washington, National Center for Youth…

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Medicaid's 56th Anniversary

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