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  • Advocacy groups sue Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for access to public records

    Jacksonville, FL – The Florida Health Justice Project and the National Health Law Program today filed a lawsuit in state court against the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) on behalf of attorney Nancy Wright, whose advocacy for Medicaid recipients has been stifled by the agency’s failure to…

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  • Abortion is Health Care

    The National Health Law Program believes that abortion is health care and should be covered and accessible like any other medical intervention. This issue brief examines a brief history of abortion in the United States, defines abortion procedures as common and safe medical interventions, presents the myriad of populations…

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  • California Policy Needs During COVID and Beyond: Access to Medi-Cal Services

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of creativity and flexibility in delivering critical care when individuals are not able to receive health care services and supplies in person. During the Public Health Emergency (PHE), California has implemented various policy changes to ensure that Medi-Cal beneficiaries are receiving the…

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  • California Policy Needs During COVID and Beyond: Due Process

    Medi-Cal is a lifeline for Californians during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Among the many crucial benefits of Medi-Cal, beneficiaries have strong due process protections including the right to written notices, an appeal of denials, and a hearing. These protections ensure that beneficiaries have meaningful rights to challenge…

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  • Financial Documents

    The National Health Law Program (NHeLP), founded in 1969, is leading the way on advancing access to comprehensive, quality health care for low-income individuals and families, people of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and LGBTQ people.At NHeLP, we embrace the values of accountability and transparency as a matter…

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  • Amicus: N.R. v. Raytheon Company, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

    Litigation Team

    National Health Law Program, Autism Legal Research Center and eight other organizations submitted an amicus brief in the First District of the U.S. Court of Appeals. The brief was filed to address the failure of insurance plans to fully disclose required information about behavioral health services and limitations on…

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