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Indiana Family and Social Services Administration v. Bontrager

Petition for certiorari denied on April 22, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1037 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 12

Issue: Whether 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(10)(A)(i), which provides that state Medicaid plans, to remain eligible for full federal reimbursement, must “provide . . . for making medical assistance available . . . to all [eligible] individuals,” creates federal “rights” that may be privately enforced under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 by Medicaid beneficiaries

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 11 2012Application (12A584) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 25, 2012 to February 20, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Dec 11 2012Application (12A584) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until February 20, 2013.
Feb 20 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 25, 2013)
Mar 20 2013Brief of respondents Sandra M. Bontrager, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated in opposition filed.
Mar 25 2013Brief amici curiae of Michigan, et al. filed.
Apr 1 2013Reply of petitioners Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, et al. Applicant filed. (Distributed)
Apr 3 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 19, 2013.
Apr 22 2013Petition DENIED.