Does federal law prevent a state Medicaid program from taking one-third of an injured minor’s personal injury settlement pursuant to a presumption created by the state’s third-party liability law?
See “Justices to decide if Medicaid reimbursement law preempted”
Delia v. E.M.A., No. 12-98. Certiorari granted: Sept. 25, 2012. Ruling below: 674 F.3d 290 (4th Cir. 2012).
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