Risinger v. Concannon
201 F.R.D. 16 (2001)
This is a lawsuit brought by the parents of a child who suffered from a number of different conditions, including FAS and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The suit asserted that Maine state officials had failed to provide certain benefits under the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment provision of the federal Medicaid Act. Those benefits include screening, case management and in-home mental health services.
The decision certified the case as a class action. No decision was made on the merits of the dispute