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  • C.K. v. Bassett, Eastern District of N.Y.

    Plaintiffs are two children on Medicaid who have been deprived of the intensive mental health services necessary for them to remain safely at home and in their communities, as required under the Medicaid's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment mandate. Plaintiffs filed this action on behalf of a…

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  • EPSDT Litigation Trends and Annotated Docket

    The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) provisions are among the most specific in the Medicaid Act. Over the years, however, states have not adhered to their responsibilities, and litigation has resulted. This Fact Sheet summarizes the federal requirements for EPSDT and provides an annotated case docket.

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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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  • Katie A. v. Los Angeles County, Central District of California/Western Division

    Litigation Team

    Katie A. v. Bonta is a class action lawsuit that was filed in July 2002 against California’s State Departments of Health Care Services and Social Services (the state case), as well as Los Angeles County and its child welfare agency (the county case). It challenges the State and County’s…

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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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  • Katie A. v. Bonta, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

    Litigation Team

    Katie A. v. Bonta is a class action lawsuit that was filed in July 2002 against California’s State Departments of Health Care Services and Social Services (the state case), as well as Los Angeles County and its child welfare agency (the county case). It challenges California’s failure to provide…

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