Indiana Can't Cap Medicaid Dental Services, 7th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 5:02 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit on Wednesday upheld an injunction in a putative class action challenging Indiana’s $1,000 annual limit for Medicaid dental services, saying the state is required by law to cover all medically necessary dental services, regardless of the cap.

The three-judge panel affirmed the decision of U.S. District Judge Philip P. Simon, who had ruled that the yearly limit — implemented by the state in 2011 — effectively denied access to some needed dental procedures for state Medicaid recipients, in violation of a federal Medicaid...
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