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  • Amicus: N.R. v. Raytheon Company, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

    Litigation Team

    National Health Law Program, Autism Legal Research Center and eight other organizations submitted an amicus brief in the First District of the U.S. Court of Appeals. The brief was filed to address the failure of insurance plans to fully disclose required information about behavioral health services and limitations on…

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  • T.R. v. Dreyfus, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

    Litigation Team

    This class action lawsuit against the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) was brought on behalf of Medicaid-eligible children under age 21 in Washington State who were denied necessary intensive home and community-based mental health services. The lawsuit also claimed that the state has failed to…

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  • Amicus: State of N.Y., et al. v. U.S. Dep’t Health & Human Servs., Southern District of New York

    Litigation Team

    National Health Law Program (NHeLP), Justice in Aging, and the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) submitted an amicus brief in the Southern District of New York on behalf of themselves and 47 partners. The brief supports the State of New York and 22 other states’ motion for partial summary…

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  • K.B. v. Michigan D.H.H.S., Eastern District of Michigan

    A class of Medicaid-eligible children with intensive mental health care needs who are at risk of avoidable psychiatric hospitalizations or commitment to the juvenile delinquency system sued the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for failing to provide needed mental health services in the community as required by…

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  • S.J v. Tidball, Western District of Missouri

    Nine children with medically complex conditions who are enrolled in Medicaid in Missouri challenged the Missouri Department of Social Services' failure to provide or arrange for medically necessary in-home nursing services as required by the Medicaid Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Absent sufficient in-home nursing hours, these…

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  • A.M.C. v. Smith, Middle District of Tennessee

    Thirty-five children and adults from across Tennessee brought a class action challenging the State for wrongfully terminating people’s health insurance under Tennessee’s Medicaid program, known as TennCare. The Plaintiffs allege that TennCare’s system for reevaluating eligibility is defective and fails to provide the notice and opportunity for hearing required…

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