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A legal expert at the National Health Law Program said California health officials might be flirting with legal risk by moving slowly to implement federal guidance on Medi-Cal coverage of autism treatment.
When I joined the National Health Law Program as its new executive director, I knew to expect challenges. After all, our mission -- securing health care rights for those in need -- is a challenging one, perhaps never more so than now. The Affordable Care Act offers great hope for the tens of thousands of Americans who have been living with no or inadequate health insurance. Unfortunately, it also has generated political gamesmanship, with the most recent fallout harming women across the country.
Volunteer State is First in Nation to Face Litigation Due to its Medicaid Practices; Eligible Tennesseans Suffer While State Plays Politics
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The state of Tennessee has broken a decades-old promise to its most vulnerable residents by adopting policies that deprive thousands of people of health care coverage even though they are eligible for TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program, according to a federal class action lawsuit filed today by three advocacy groups.