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

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    Sixteen Kentuckians enrolled in Medicaid filed a class action lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its approval of a section 1115 waiver, which would allow sweeping changes to Kentucky’s Medicaid program, including work requirements, premiums, lockouts, and other changes, that will terminate Medicaid coverage of tens of thousands of…

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  • Hawkins v. Cohen, Eastern District of North Carolina

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    Adults and children enrolled in Medicaid filed a class action in North Carolina challenging the State’s policy and practice of making automatic ex parte redeterminations of Medicaid eligibility and terminating Medicaid coverage without providing adequate notice or opportunity for a hearing. Plaintiffs specifically challenged the failure to accommodate individuals…

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  • Amicus: California v. Trump, Northern District of California

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    The National Health Law Program filed an amicus brief in support of California, urging the Court to require the federal government to make the cost sharing reduction payments (CSRs) required by the Affordable Care Act. The amicus brief describes the immediate, harmful, and irreparable effects on consumers of the…

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  • Amicus: Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas v. Smith, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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    The National Health Law Program filed an amicus brief in support of Planned Parenthood, urging the Court to reject Texas’s effort to exclude Planned Parenthood from the State’s Medicaid program. The amicus brief explains the importance that Planned Parenthood plays in ensuring that Medicaid beneficiaries have access to family…

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  • J.E.M. et al. v. Kinkade, Western District of Missouri

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    Missouri Medicaid beneficiaries with hepatitis C brought a lawsuit to challenge Missouri’s policy denying them access to direct-acting antiretroviral (DAA) medications, which clinical studies have shown cures the disease in more than 90% to 95% of cases. Without treatment, the hepatitis C virus can result in significant liver deterioration…

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  • Amicus: Alaska v. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, Supreme Court of the State of Alaska

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    The National Health Law Program and the Northern Justice Project filed an amicus brief in support of Planned Parenthood, urging the Alaska Supreme Court to enjoin a state law that limited abortion coverage for Medicaid-eligible women in Alaska based on an extremely narrow definition of medical necessity. The amicus…

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