Disbility Rights California
Marilyn Holle is a Senior Attorney with Disability Rights California, California’s protection & advocacy program assisting persons with disabilities. She previously worked at the Disability Rights Legal Center at Loyola Law School. Her areas of expertise include access to health care and attendant care and to other government benefit programs.
Marilyn’s litigation has included enforcing the right of parents to be the IHSS providers for children with severe disabilities (Arms of God v Governor Brown), ensuring the access of children to medically necessary Medi-Cal (Medicaid) services (T.L. v. Belshé and Emily Q. v. Bontá), ensuring that persons covered by both Medi-Cal and Medicare have access to power and custom wheelchairs at least to the same extent as persons covered only by Medi-Cal (Charpentier v. Kizer), keeping open L.A. County’s Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center on behalf of Medi-Cal recipients, and enforcement of the right to home health care under the federal HMO Act.
In addition to litigation and administrative and legislative advocacy, Marilyn has written extensively on health and benefits issues for advocates and consumers. Marilyn is an UCLA Law School graduate.