The decision is a victory for advocates of the disabled, including Legal Aid of Arkansas, which represented the plaintiffs.
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May 14, 2018
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Tags: Algorithm, Disability Rights, Medicaid
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid of Arkansas (LAA) (Jonesboro, AR)
It’s not immediately clear whether DHS will seek to appeal to the state Supreme Court. Previously, Griffen issued a temporary restraining order that applied just to the seven plaintiffs bringing the suit (rather than to every beneficiary, as today’s ruling does) and DHS appealed that decision. But the justices affirmed Griffen’s earlier decision in November.