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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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The Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service - a state-appointed group assigned to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect against people with disabilities - has filed a lawsuit against Medilodge of Grand Blanc after receiving a complaint regarding a patient's care.

Abuse allegations tied to nursing home death leads to federal lawsuit

By Dominic Adams | The Flint Journal March 07, 2017 Photo: Courtesy of GRAND BLANC, MI -- A nursing home faces a federal lawsuit over records in connection to a man who...

Passage of Restraint and Seclusion Legislation

Mark McWilliams, Director of Public Policy at Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS), on Passage of Restraint and Seclusion Legislation: "MPAS would like to thank Lieutenant Governor...
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Ernie Reynolds Memorial Essay Contest

Entries Being Accepted for the Ernie Reynolds Memorial Essay Contest Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. is proud to, once again, hold our annual essay contest in honor of an outstanding...

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. Priorities and Objectives for FY 2017

To comment on our priorities, please take our Priorities Survey. Priority 1:  Eliminate abuse and neglect Individuals with disabilities will not be subjected to restraint or seclusion. Individuals...

Substantiated Abuse and Neglect Complaints in Michigan Care Facilities

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) files complaints against licensed or certified health care professionals involved in abusive and neglectful incidents in nursing homes and...