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

Executive Summary

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 from their homes for extended periods of time and has resulted in some children becoming inappropriately involved in the juvenile justice system.

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