6th Circ. Releases Tenn. Medicaid From Youth Care Pact

Law360, San Francisco (March 14, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT) -- Tennessee’s Medicaid program scored a victory Thursday when the Sixth Circuit upheld a decision vacating a 1998 consent decree governing the program's youth care, and dismissed a long-running class action over the program's alleged failure to treat indigent patients under 21.

In a published opinion, the Sixth Circuit found that the Tennessee federal court's handling of the the class action against TennCare had been "exemplary," citing the court's exhaustive trial on the matter. 

“The court found, in a thorough and carefully reasoned opinion, that TennCare had...
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