Fighting for Health Rights for All
Attorneys litigating in state and federal courts and policy advocates fighting to advance access to quality health care for low-income and underserved individuals.
As an organization dedicated to protecting and expanding access to health rights for low-income and underserved individuals, we are acutely aware that the coronavirus will most severely impact the populations we serve. Learn more about our coronavirus resources.
Litigating Aggressively for Low-Income People
Our litigation team protects progressive health care policies through litigation in state and federal courts. We defend the nation’s health care safety net for those most in need and those with the fewest resources.
Health Equity Blog Series
The Coronavirus pandemic has upended life for people across the United States and the world. But the experience and severity are not equal. NHeLP’s health equity blog series focuses on the grave health inequities plaguing this country. The time is now – let’s make this the tipping point in addressing racial health inequities!
Abortion is Health Care
Multiple studies indicate that the inability to afford abortion care places pregnant individuals further into poverty and harms their health as well as the wellbeing of their current and future children.
California’s Medi-Cal program provides free or low-cost health care coverage to more than 14 million low-income adults, families with children, seniors, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, children in foster care, and former foster youth up to age 26.
- Featured Resource July 16, 2021Download publication
Individuals rely on a civil rights statute, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, to enforce provisions of the Medicaid Act. During 2020, three circuits issued four…
Coronavirus Related Blogs
- September 19, 2021
September 19-25, 2021 is Telehealth Awareness Week. NHeLP joins many stakeholders, health care providers, and advocates to acknowledge this…
- May 6, 2021
This article was originally published by The Network for Public Health Law.On January 31, 2020, COVID-19 was declared a…
- April 22, 2021
On April 12, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists…