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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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  • A.A. v. Gee, Middle District of Louisiana

    Medicaid eligible children who require intensive home and community-based mental health services challenged Louisiana’s failure to arrange for or provide those medically necessary services. The failure to provide these services has forced thousands of Louisiana children to unnecessarily cycle in and out of hospitals and psychiatric facilities far away…

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  • A.J. vs Gee, Middle District of Louisiana

    Medicaid eligible children who require in-home nursing services challenged Louisiana’s failure to arrange for or provide those medically necessary services. The failure to provide in-home nursing services puts these children at serious risk of harm and institutionalization.

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  • Karen Vaughn v. Jennifer Walthall, et al., 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

    Karen Vaughn has lived in the community for decades with the nursing and other services she needs. In 2016 she went to the hospital for what was expected to be a short stay but then could not find the Medicaid-funded nursing services she needed to return home. Ms. Vaughn…

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  • La Clinica De La Raza et al v. Trump, Northern District of California

    Litigation Team

    Nonprofits serving immigrant communities filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s “public charge” regulation. Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, individuals seeking admission to the U.S. or seeking to adjust their status to lawful permanent residence may be denied if they are "likely at any time to become a…

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  • Ivory N. v. Kent, Northern District of California

    Litigation Team and

    Medicaid eligible children who require in-home nursing services challenged California’s failure to arrange for or provide those medically necessary services. The failure to provide in-home nursing services puts these children at serious risk of harm and institutionalization. Partners: Disability Rights California, Western Center on Law and Poverty

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