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  • Amicus: Planned Parenthood of South Atlantic v. Baker

    The National Health Law Program filed an amicus brief in support of Planned Parenthood urging the Court to reject Texas’ effort to exclude Planned Parenthood from the State’s Medicaid program. NHeLP filed an amicus brief explaining the history of individual’s right to enforce the Medicaid Act. Partners: IPAS, Sexuality…

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  • Gresham v. Azar, D.D.C. and D.C. Circuit

    Litigation Team

    Arkansas residents enrolled in Medicaid filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its approval of a Section 1115 waiver which would allow Arkansas to impose onerous conditions on eligibility, including work requirements, and eliminate retroactive coverage. These changes will terminate Medicaid coverage of tens of thousands of low-income…

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  • Amicus: Tennessee v. U.S. Department of State, Sixth Circuit

    Tennessee challenged the federal Medicaid statute’s requirement to provide Medicaid coverage to refugees as unconstitutionally coercive. Our amicus brief described the history of the Medicaid eligibility for immigrants, highlighting that the requirement to provide Medicaid to refugees has been part of Medicaid’s requirements since its inception in 1965. Partners:…

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  • Ivory N. v. Kent, Northern District of California

    Litigation Team and

    Medicaid eligible children who require in-home nursing services challenged California’s failure to arrange for or provide those medically necessary services. The failure to provide in-home nursing services puts these children at serious risk of harm and institutionalization. Partners: Disability Rights California, Western Center on Law and Poverty

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  • Amicus: United States v. California, Eastern District of California, 9th Circuit

    Litigation Team and

    The National Health Law Program submitted an amicus brief on behalf of the organization, and 42 other legal health organizations, and human and civil rights advocates, and labor groups opposing the Trump administration's heavy-handed effort to overturn three California laws that provide vital protections for immigrants in their communities,…

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  • Flack v. Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Western District of Wisconsin

    Litigation Team and

    Two transgender Wisconsin residents enrolled in Medicaid challenged the State’s discriminatory prohibition on covering medically necessary treatments for gender dysphoria, including what the State’s regulation termed “transsexual surgery.” Plaintiffs argued that the categorical denial of these services subjects transgender people in Wisconsin to second class status, prevents them from…

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