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Class Action Filed Against State of Michigan Failure to Provide Needed Mental Health Care to Children Lansing, MI – Six families, having children with significant disabilities, filed a federal class action today against Governor Rick Snyder and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), alleging that the State of Michigan has failed to fulfill its legal obligation under the Medicaid Act to provide needed intensive home and community-based mental health services to children and young adults.

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Michigan Uses I&R for Systemic Education Advocacy

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) has historically received nearly 2,000 calls per year on education issues, comprising 20-25% of all of our information and referral (I&R)...

State Children's Psychiatric Hospital Under Scrutiny for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Violations

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) monitors facilities housing children with disabilities as part of its legal mandate.  One of our roles when monitoring is to ensure that...

Roseville Doctor Sued for Refusing Care to Child with Cerebral Palsy

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Services, Inc. (MPAS) has filed suit against a Roseville doctor who refused to treat a four-year-old boy for a common cold because the boy has cerebral palsy. The...
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Michigan Nursing Homes Receive Failing Grade

(LANSING)  - Michigan has received a failing grade for its quality of nursing homes following an investigation of nursing home care in all 50 states. Michigan is one of eleven states to receive an “...
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MPAS Welcomes New Governmental Affairs and Communications Specialist

New Addition to MPAS Governmental Affairs and Media Relations Team Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. is excited to have Ms. Ashley Steffen as its’ new Governmental Affairs and...

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