Suit Alleging Calif.’s Low Medicaid Payments Hinder Care For Hispanics Being Watched Closely
Suing Medicaid is difficult so other civil rights groups are monitoring this case, but experts say similar actions elsewhere could be difficult to win.
Are Medicaid’s Payment Rates So Low They’re Discriminatory?
Civil rights lawyers suing the state of California over low Medicaid payments say advocates elsewhere should pay attention to a potentially novel legal tactic — accusing the Golden State of racial discrimination in order to increase funding — but some health law experts and even sympathetic observers say they’re watching with some skepticism. (Beitsch, 9/22)