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

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    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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