Medicare Lawsuit Filed

1 decade 2 years 5 months ago Thursday, June 29 2006 Jun 29, 2006 Thursday, June 29, 2006 7:04:28 PM CDT June 29, 2006 in News
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Among the plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit is 72-year-old Eddie Mae Binion of St. Louis. Binion says she was given away as a child and raised by a great-grandmother. She has no living relatives, and no one knows where she was born. The lawsuit was filed in federal district court in Chicago. Consumer groups say the lawsuit could leave millions of low-income citizens uninsured. The lawsuit asks the court to enjoin the Bush administration from implementing the law. Congress passed legislation earlier this year designed to ensure that only citizens or qualified legal immigrants gain access to Medicaid.

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