Groups File Class Action Against Calif. Over Care of Children with Disabilities

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Representing children with disabilities, Disability Rights California, National Health Law Program and Western Center for Law and Poverty today filed a class action lawsuit in federal court against California’s Medicaid agency (Medi-Cal) for failure to provide sufficient in-home nursing services. Medi-Cal’s “deficient policies, practices, and procedures related to arrangement of in-home skilled nursing services violate not only … provisions of the Medicaid Act, but also provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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