Nursing Home Co. Sues Ill. Over Medicaid Review Delays

Law360, Springfield (January 12, 2018, 9:15 PM EST) -- Chicago nursing home network Alden Management Services Inc. hit the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services with a putative class action in Illinois federal court Friday, alleging the state’s monthslong hold on approving Medicaid eligibility has delayed payments for those staying in Alden’s skilled nursing facilities, putting patient care at risk and hurting Alden’s operations.

The suit, filed formally against DHFS Director Felicia Norwood, includes Alden’s network, plus five named plaintiffs who seek to represent a class of other Alden patients. The suit alleges the...
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Case Title

Alden Management Services, Inc. v. Norwood


Case Number

1:18-cv-00238

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

446(Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other)

Judge

Honorable Elaine E. Bucklo

Date Filed

January 12, 2018

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