Illinois Federal Judge Denies Dismissal Of Medicaid, Disability Discrimination Suit

Illinois Federal Judge Denies Dismissal Of Medicaid, Disability Discrimination Suit

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, Springfield Division, on Oct. 3 denied an Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services motion to dismiss an injunctive and declaratory relief action filed under the Medicaid, Americans for Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act statutes, saying the plaintiff properly stated claims against the state in her challenge to a decision denying her residential psychiatric treatment (S.B., et al. v. Julie Hamos, in her Official Capacity as Director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services,  No. 3:12cv03077, C.D. Ill., Springfield Div.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 142851).

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