On May 24, 2018, a lawsuit was filed against the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) alleging that the state Medicaid program (called Medi-Cal) fails to provide adequate in-home nursing care for children with disabilities. The lawsuit has two named plaintiffs, children with significant disabilities, and the complaint seeks class-action status. The plaintiffs seek to force the state to help them access in-home nursing care. The two named plaintiffs in Ivory N. v. Kent, are represented by Disability Rights California, the National Health Law Program, and Western Center for Law and Poverty. The . . .
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