Minnesota Extended Treatment Options (METO) Settlement
This information is regarding a Class Action Settlement agreement in Jensen et al v. Minnesota Department of Human Services, et al. Court File No. 09-cv-1775. The Court Orders implementing this agreement may have an impact on eligibility determinations for class members.
In summary, the Court Orders provide that the amount being awarded to each individual class member:
The Court Orders also specify that any agency, entity, or individual, private or public, must file a motion and go before the Court if it:
The Court clearly retains the authority to retract an award until such relief is sought from the Court.
If you have questions, contact your legal advisor or the Class Counsel at:
Shamus P. O’Meara
Minnesota Health Care Programs also published a provider update on the settlement agreement.
Dec. 5, 2011: METO Final Approval Order (PDF)
Dec. 7, 2011: METO Judgment (PDF)
Feb. 14, 2012: METO Order and Memorandum (PDF)
Feb. 28, 2012: METO Settlement Letter (PDF)
April 23, 2012: METO Order (PDF)