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Law removing harmful language on mental health and disabilities hailed by advocates

Law removing harmful language on mental health and disabilities hailed by advocates

The following article originally appeared in the Ohio Capital Journal and published on News5Cleveland.com under a content sharing agreement. COLUMBUS, Ohio — A law recently signed by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine finally removes derogatory language about people with disabilities from state law, a decision that has been in the works for years. Advocates welcomed the …

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Greenville County man stole mentally disabled ID cards to cheat Medicaid, officials say

Greenville County man stole mentally disabled ID cards to cheat Medicaid, officials say

An upstate man set up a business and used the stolen identities of people with mental disabilities to extort more than $1 million from Medicaid, the South Carolina U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday. Officials said in a statement that Jonathan W. Sumter, 51, of Greer, was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison …

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