AIDS Healthcare Foundation Sues California Department of Health Care Services Alleging Violation of Contract Process
February 23, 2009
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Health Care Services, alleging that the department violated federal and state laws during the contract process for the provision of services to Medi-Cal recipients living with AIDS, CBS2.com reports. The suit also alleges that DHCS officials infringed AHF's rights to freedom of speech and expression during the contract renewal process. AHF alleges that these steps were taken as "retribution" for its advocacy work, CBS2.com reports.
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