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Feds Sue Florida For Keeping Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes

Following up on a threat the U.S. Justice Department made last September, federal officials have filed a suit against the state of Florida for its practice of housing disabled children in nursing homes.

CBS4–07/22/2013

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New Rules Let Floridians Raise Disabled Kids At Home

The new rules, announced by Florida healthcare regulators, will affect hundreds of parents of disabled children.

CBS4–02/02/2013

Janna Montgomery said her daughter Anabell is at risk of being placed in a nursing home. (CBS4)

DOJ Looks To Quickly Address Children In Nursing Homes

Saying that time is “of the essence,” the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday offered to quickly meet with Florida officials about a federal investigation that found disabled children were unnecessarily being placed in nursing homes.

CBS4–09/26/2012

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