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U.S. v. Colorado

Overview

On March 3, 2022, the United States sent its findings to the State, notifying it that Colorado is violating the ADA’s integration mandate in its provision of Long-Term Services and Supports to adults with physical disabilities. Following an investigation, the Department found that the State of Colorado has failed to meet its obligations under Title II of the ADA by unnecessarily segregating adults with physical disabilities in nursing facilities, and failing to ensure that individuals have a meaningful opportunity to live in community-based settings appropriate to their needs.

On September 29, 2023, the United States filed a lawsuit against the State of Colorado under Title II of the ADA.  The United States alleges that Colorado is violating Title II’s integration mandate by unnecessarily segregating adults with physical disabilities in nursing facilities, and failing to ensure that individuals have a meaningful opportunity to live in community-based settings appropriate to their needs.

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Case Name
U.S. v. Colorado
Tags
  • Integration
  • Olmstead
Updated January 16, 2024