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  • Franklin v. Kinsley, Eastern District of North Carolina

    Litigation Team

    This case was formerly known as Hawkins v. Cohen. Adults and children enrolled in Medicaid filed a class action in North Carolina challenging the State’s policy and practice of making automatic ex parte redeterminations of Medicaid eligibility and terminating Medicaid coverage without providing adequate notice or opportunity for a…

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  • Demographic Data Collection in Medicaid & CHIP: CMS Authority to Collect Race & Ethnicity Data

    CMS must collect information on Medicaid and CHIP enrollees' race and ethnicity to understand program quality and monitor equitable access. Yet, CMS has not formally required state Medicaid programs to collect or report race and ethnicity information in a uniform manner. As a result, data on racial and ethnic…

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  • S.J, et. al v. Knodell, Western District of Missouri

    This case was formerly known as S.J v. Tidball. 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…

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  • Cyrus ex rel. McSweeney v. Nusbaum Southern District of West Virginia

    Litigation Team

    In 2004, a class of recipients of West Virginia’s Medicaid HCBS waiver program for older adults and people with disabilities was granted a preliminary injunction that restored HCBS benefits that had been terminated the year before and required the state to provide adequate notice that explained the reasons for…

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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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  • Doe v. Snyder, Ninth Circuit

    Litigation Team

    Two transgender young people enrolled in Medicaid filed a class action lawsuit challenging an Arizona regulation that prohibits coverage of medically necessary gender-confirming surgery. The plaintiffs allege that the discriminatory coverage exclusion violates: (1) the EPSDT requirements in the Medicaid Act; (2) the comparability requirement in the Medicaid Act;…

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