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MARKVA v. HAVEMAN, 01-2509

In a class-action challenge to the Michigan Medicaid plan's methodology for calculating eligibility and benefits for relatives caring for dependent children, that treats non-parents differently from parents, the district court did not err in finding that the current policy is not "comparable" for all members of the eligibility group.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/27/2003
  • Published 01/27/2003

Judges

  • Before DAUGHTREY and MOORE, Circuit Judges; ‚ÄČECONOMUS, District Judge.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • William R. Morris (argued and briefed), Office of the Attorney General, Social Services Division, Lansing, MI, for Appellants., Rochelle Bobroff (briefed), AARP Foundation Litigation, Washington, D.C., for Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jacqueline Doig (argued and briefed), Terri L. Stangl (briefed), Center for Civil Justice, Saginaw, MI, for Appellees.