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Secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana

Petition for certiorari denied on May 28, 2013

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-1039 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(23)), which provides that state Medicaid plans must allow Medicaid beneficiaries to obtain medical assistance from any qualified provider, creates federal “rights” in Medicaid beneficiaries that may be privately enforced under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 by Medicaid beneficiaries and providers; and (2) whether a state deprives Medicaid beneficiaries of choice among qualified providers under 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(23) by mandating that providers refrain from providing elective abortions as a condition of Medicaid eligibility.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 4 2012Application (12A589) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 21, 2013 to February 20, 2013, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Dec 11 2012Application (12A589) 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 21 2013Brief of respondents Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 25 2013Brief amici curiae of Americans for Tax Reform, and Susan B. Anthony List filed.
Mar 25 2013Brief amici curiae of Michigan, et al. filed.
Apr 24 2013Reply of petitioners Secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, et al. filed.
May 7 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 23, 2013.
May 28 2013Petition DENIED.