Amicus Brief

Top Democrats opposed to Obama administration position on Medicaid lawsuits

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have parted ways with the Obama administration regarding the rights of Medicaid beneficiaries to sue their states over discontinuation of benefits and access to care.

Administration doesn't support lawsuits against states over Medicaid cuts

Administration doesn't support lawsuits against states over Medicaid cuts

The Obama administration has said healthcare providers and Medicaid recipients cannot sue state officials over Medicaid reimbursement cuts, according to a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief filed by acting solicitor general Neal K. Katyal.

McConnell to file amicus brief challenging healthcare reform

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he plans to file an amicus brief, or friend-of-the-court brief, supporting the multistate lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's healthcare reform bill, Politico.com reported.