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Trump Admin. Stonewalling Attys' Probes Into Elder Abuse

Law360 (May 18, 2018, 5:47 PM EDT) -- The Trump administration is hindering plaintiffs attorneys who investigate abuse and neglect of seniors by heavily redacting nursing home records and charging tens of thousands of dollars to produce such records, according to interviews, government correspondence and newly filed lawsuits.

The administration’s efforts, which have triggered a spate of recent legal challenges, represent a sharp break with the policies of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services during the Obama administration, according to plaintiffs lawyers.

“They took data that they'd produced in its entirety free of...
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The Steele Law Firm, LLC v. United States Department of Health and Human Services et al


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4:18-cv-00275

Court

Missouri Western

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

Judge

Gary A. Fenner

Date Filed

April 11, 2018


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TOSH, et al. v. UNITED STATES CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, et al.


Case Number

1:18-cv-00915

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

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Tanya S. Chutkan

Date Filed

April 18, 2018


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Johnson v. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


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2:18-cv-00590

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Washington Western

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Freedom of Information Act

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Robert S. Lasnik

Date Filed

April 20, 2018


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TOSH et al v. U.S. CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES et al


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1:18-cv-00949

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District Of Columbia

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Freedom of Information Act

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Trevor N. McFadden

Date Filed

April 23, 2018

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