Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing - Attendant Care

Citation

Lucas v. Henneberry and Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, 2009CV11661

Issues

The Department refuses to pay for medically necessary, post-surgical in-home attendant care for a mother of four.  Without this care the woman and her four children, who also have disabilities, are at risk of institutionalization. 

Status

The Complaint and a Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction were filed in Denver District Court on December 18, 2009.  A hearing on the motion took place January 6 & 7, 2010.

Mother's allocation amount and services were revised appropriately.  This case has been resolved and dismissed.

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