Pennsylvania Department of Human Services News

Lawsuit: Developmentally disabled boy subjected to repeated sexual assault in residential care facility

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A young man with developmental disabilities whose parents say he was molested at a residential treatment facility for children is suing the institution.

Horizon House whistleblower says she was fired for reporting wrongdoing

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A former operations director for a nonprofit group tasked with assisting the homeless, disabled and mentally challenged claims she was unlawfully fired from the organization after reporting alleged financial mismanagement.

Guardians say Secretary of Human Services violated Medicaid provisions

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 26, 2018

HARRISBURG — Three guardians of children with physical disabilities filed a class-action lawsuit against Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller, citing alleged Medicaid violations.

Family says Human Services Secretary wrongly refused to cover accommodations for girl's disability

By Louie Torres | Jun 19, 2017

SCRANTON — A minor, through her parents, is suing state Secretary of Human Services Theodore Dallas, alleging discrimination for refusing to furnish their home with eligible accommodations for the girl's disability.

Nursing home sues state official, alleging violation of Medicaid laws

By Robert Hadley | Feb 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania nursing home is suing state Department of Human Services Secretary Theodore Dallas, alleging he violated federal and state Medicaid laws.

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