Preliminary Injunction Order: Wilson v. Gordon (M.D. Tenn)

Preliminary Injunction Order: Wilson v. Gordon (M.D. Tenn)

Executive Summary

Preliminary injunction order in Wilson v. Gordon (M.D. Tenn). The eleven named Plaintiffs have brought this action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against Defendant Darin Gordon, the Deputy Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration (“DFA”) and Director of the Division of Health Care Finance and Administration; Defendant Larry B. Martin, the Commissioner of DFA; and Defendant Dr. Raquel Hatter, the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Human Services, for alleged violations of federal law, as well as the Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause, in connection with the State of Tennessee’s Medicaid Program, TennCare. More specifically, the Plaintiffs allege that the Defendants have unreasonably delayed adjudications of their applications for medical assistance through TennCare, and have failed to provide fair hearings on the delayed adjudications.

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