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  • Low-Income Michiganders Sue HHS over Approval of State’s Medicaid Waiver Project

    Washington, D.C. – Low-income individuals in Michigan, represented by a coalition of state and national health care advocates, sued the Trump administration challenging its approval of Michigan’s Section 1115 Medicaid waiver project. The waiver project conditions Medicaid coverage on work requirements and adds barriers to accessing care, including heightened and…

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  • Essential Health Benefits

    About the Essential Health Benefits The Essential Health Benefits (EHBs) are ten broad categories of health care services that Marketplace health plans and certain other private market plans must cover to help ensure people have access to basic health care services (see list below). The EHB requirement has closed health…

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  • Medicaid Abortion Coverage in Arizona

    After finding that several states violated federal policy requiring reporting waivers in cases of rape, NHeLP partnered with state advocates to institute those waivers when Medicaid enrollees seek abortion coverage. One such state is Arizona. The National Health Law Program is pleased to release its most recent fact sheet, Medicaid…

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  • Groups Sue Louisiana over Poor Mental Health Services for Children

    Medicaid-eligible children and families suffer from lack of intensive home and community-based mental health services, lawsuit statesLOUISIANA – Louisiana is failing to meet its obligation to provide mental health services to Medicaid-eligible children and families in the state, forcing thousands to unnecessarily cycle in and out of hospitals and…

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  • Complaint: AA v. Gee, U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Louisiana

    Louisiana is failing to meet its obligation to provide mental health services to Medicaid-eligible children and families in the state, forcing thousands to unnecessarily cycle in and out of hospitals and psychiatric facilities far away from their homes for extended periods of time, and forcing some to become inappropriately…

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Medicaid's 56th Anniversary
Medicaid 56th anniversary imageNHeLP has defended Medicaid for over 50 years. This week, we are celebrating the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and recommitting to our efforts to protect and advance health rights for all. Join us in celebration with a donation today! Happy Birthday Medicaid!

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