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

Executive Summary

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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