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.
Our equity vision is one of collective liberation, where individuals of all identities and backgrounds are valued and where we can all achieve our full potential as individuals and as a society, as well as live with dignity.
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!
Reproductive & Sexual Health
The National Health Law Program fights every day for reproductive and sexual health. We recognize the injustice of lawmakers imposing their beliefs on the liberty of women seeking access to health care coverage.
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.
Leading the Way in California
The National Health Law Program advocates for progressive California health care policy, including litigation involving Medicaid eligibility and services, managed health care delivery system issues, health reform implementation, and reproductive health.
Coronavirus Related Blogs
- July 31, 2020
Trump Administration Rolls Back Important Health Care Protections for People with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions
On June 24, 2020, the Trump Administration announced it would roll back regulatory provisions protecting against discrimination in health…
- July 31, 2020
As we consider the effects of racism on the health of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and…