ACLU of Rhode Island settles suit against state on behalf of Medicaid Premium Payment enrollees

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has ended its class-action lawsuit against the state claiming its Medicare Premium Payment Program kicked people off abruptly, securing a settlement providing due notice for program terminations and $59,624.75 in attorneys’ fees. The U.S. District Court lawsuit, Scherwitz v. Beane, was filed last year by ACLU of…

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