Case Name: Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Center
Court: U.S. Ct. App. 7th Cir. Docket: 13-886 & 13-936
Case Issue: Can nursing facility be held liable under the False Claims Act for substandard care as reported by facility employees?
Case Name: Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center
Court: U.S. Supreme Court Docket: 14-15
Case Result: Medicaid health care providers do not have standing to sue to enforce Medicaid Act to compel state to set reimbursement rates at adequate level to ensure all beneficiaries have access to needed services.
Case Name: Ball v. Betlach (formerly Rodgers)
Court: U.S. Dist. Ct. Az. Docket: CV-00-67
Case Result: In settlement, state agreed to deliver critical home and community based services as scheduled; remedy any gaps in service within two hours; maintain backup workers to cover gaps; keep an 800 line available for reporting gaps in service; report monthly on level of gaps in service; and pay attorneys fees and costs.
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