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On April 22, 2015, Federal Judge Joan H. Lefkow ordered the State of Illinois to restore any in-home skilled nursing services to the Plaintiffs and the proposed Class which were eliminated or reduced after December 1, 2014, and to refrain from imposing any further reductions in in-home skilled nursing services, pending further order of the Court.
Medicaid eligible children with medical needs are entitled to skilled nursing services to treat their medical conditions under Federal Law.
Attorney Robert H. Farley, Jr., of Naperville, Illinois, filed a Federal Class Action lawsuit against the State of Illinois from terminating and reducing skilled nursing services to children who have been determined to have extensive medical needs, requiring ongoing skilled nursing in the home setting. â€œIt is unfortunate that the State of Illinois attempts to balance their budget on the backs of the most vulnerable people in the State of Illinois â€“ children with extensive medical needs who are unable to take care of themselves and defend themselves from a bully,â€ stated Attorney Farley.
WYCC - IN THE LOOP 513 Pt.1 - In Home Care Budget Cuts- 04/30/2015
Chicago Tribune - State Medicaid sued over plan to stop paying for disabled kids' nursing care [story and video at Tribune website]
KDSK.com, Five on Your Side - Families Fighting Budget Cuts in Illinois [story text on KDSK.com website]