Colbert v. Quinn is a class action case filed on behalf of people with disabilities who receive Medicaid and live in nursing homes in Cook County, Illinois. The case was originally filed in August of 2007. A settlement agreement was announced on August 30, 2011. If approved by the court, the settlement will offer people with disabilities in Cook County nursing homes the choice to transition from the nursing home, and live in apartments or homes of their choice in the community.
A Fairness Hearing is scheduled for December 20, 2011.
Attached are materials related to the case, including :
A Fact Sheet The Proposed Consent Decree Notice of the December 20, 2011 Fairness Hearing