Taylor v. HCPF


Taylor, et al. v. Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, et al., 14-1161


In a motion to dismiss filed an earlier ALJ action, the Department said CDASS regulations prohibit paying a driver for "transporting the client."  The Department made clear to Plaintiff Leslie Taylor that it would not pay her attendants for time spent driving her or accompanying her to these medical appointments under either the CDASS program or the NEMT program.


On February 25, 2013, the Court granted Defendant's Motion to Dismiss and on February 27, 2013, entered Final Judgment on the case.  

On March 27. 2013, Plaintiffs filed a Motion for Reconsideration of the Court's ruling on the motion to dismiss. 

On March 27, 2014, the District Court denied Plaintiffs' Motion to Reconsider. Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal.

On October 13, 2014, Plaintiff-Appellants filed their opening brief.

On January 14, 2015, Defendants-Appellees filed their Response Brief.

On February 2, 2015, Plaintiffs-Appellants filed their Reply Brief.

On October 6, 2015, the Court ordered that Oral Argument is to be held on November 18, 2015 at 8 a.m. in Courtroom II of the Byron White Courthouse. Members are invited to come out to show their support of this cause! Contact the Legal Program at 303-660-8254 if you need more information. 

Oral Argument was held on November 18, 2015. On January 26, 2016, the panel issued their Order denying Plaintiff-Appellants motion for reconsideration and affirming the judgment of the district court. 

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