Because the Medicaid Act provides important and unique protections for persons with disabilities and children, the Center has pioneered landmark cases to enforce the EPSDT, PASARR, and various other provisions of the Act in order to promote community integration for persons who are segregated or at risk of institutionalization. For Medicaid reform initiatives for children, see www.rosied.org. For Medicaid reform initiatives for persons in nursing facilities, see Nursing Facilities, Brain Injury, and Intellectual Disabilities.
Documents and pleadings which may be helpful to attorneys litigating or considering the litigation of disability law related cases are available by following the links below.
CPR is working with Florida's Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities to seek changes to portions of Florida's sweeping Medicaid waiver proposal. Our letter to the state may be of interest to MA Medicaid advocates as Florida's program is being considered as a model by other states: Comments to proposed Florida Medicaid reform 2/22/2006
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