On April 3, 2014, the Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling in Rekhter v. Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). The court ruled that DSHS must repay in-home personal care workers for care provided to Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities who were awarded fewer hours of care due to the DSHS “shared living rule.” In 2007, in Jenkins v. DSHS, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that the automatic reduction aspect of the “shared living rule” was invalid because it conflicted with a federal Medicaid requirement. The class action lawsuit was brought by a . . .