Benefits Expedited for Over 9,000 Maryland Medicaid Applicants

Over 9,000 people with disabilities who have been waiting far too long to hear whether they will get Medicaid should now get a prompt decision as the result of an agreement signed on April 25, 2013. Maryland also agreed to process all other applications for Medicaid on the basis of disability as promptly as required by federal law and regulations. NCLEJ, the Public Justice Center, and the Homeless Persons Representation Project sued the State of Maryland over these extreme delays in January 2013. Read Baltimore Sun article and press release.

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