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  • Amicus Brief – Planned Parenthood of Montana v. State

    In 2023, Montana imposed severe restrictions on coverage of abortion services for individuals enrolled in Medicaid. Reproductive health providers filed suit, arguing that the restrictions violate the Montana Constitution. The lower court granted the Plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction, and the State appealed. NHeLP filed an amicus brief…

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  • U.S. v. Florida Case Explainer

    On July 14, 2023, the Southern District of Florida issued a significant decision in United States v. Florida, a case brought by the United States to address deficiencies in Florida’s provision of in-home private duty nursing (PDN) and other in-home services for children with medically complex conditions (MCCs). The…

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  • U.S. v. Florida Amicus Brief

    NHeLP and the amici are pediatric experts and medical associations, a national philanthropic organization committed to advancing health equity, and family and disability advocates working for people with disabilities, including children with medically complex conditions. The brief focuses on literature concluding that the family home is the most appropriate…

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  • Recent Filing in Lawsuit Describes Medicaid Unwinding Harms in Tennessee

    Medicaid enrollees in Tennessee filed a lawsuit challenging the bureaucratic maze they have to navigate when trying to renew their Medicaid coverage under TennCare (Tennessee's Medicaid program). The case, A.M.C. v. Smith, was brought by the National Health Law Program, Tennessee Justice Center, National Center for Law & Economic Justice,…

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  • AMICUS: J.R. v. Horizon NJ Health, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division

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    J.R. is a young child who requires nursing services and appealed a significant reduction in her Medicaid nursing services that was based on the results of a secret scoring tool and care guidelines. The notice provided to J.R. reducing their services only provided the end result of the tool…

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  • What Makes Medicaid, Medicaid?

    With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, and the implementation of Medicaid expansions and Marketplaces in 2014, the U.S. significantly expanded access to health insurance coverage. Architects of the ACA rightly viewed Medicaid as an essential piece of the universal coverage puzzle. Indeed, Medicaid is…

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