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Westside Mothers v. Olszewski, 05-1669

42 U.S.C. section 1396a(a)(30) fails the first prong of the Blessing test, and thus, does not provide Medicaid recipients or providers with a right enforceable under 42 U.S.C. section 1983.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/17/2006
  • Published 07/17/2006

Judges

  • Before:  BOGGS, Chief Judge;  MERRITT and MOORE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • ARGUED:  Jennifer R. Clarke, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for Appellants.  Morris J. Klau, State of Michigan, Department of Attorney General, Detroit, Michigan, for Appellees.   ON BRIEF:  Jennifer R. Clarke, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arnon D. Siegel, Laura E. Robbins, Dechert LLP, Washington, D.C., for Appellants.  Morris J. Klau, Luttrell D. Levingston, State of Michigan, Department of Attorney General, Detroit, Michigan, for Appellees.
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