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.
Build Back Better Series
Our “Build Back Better” series focuses on the health-related provisions in the Build Back Better Act. Some of the issues the series will cover include the Medicaid coverage gap, Home and Community Based Services, maternal health, behavioral health, and drug pricing negotiations.
Abortion is Health Care
Abortion is health care. Period. The National Health Law Program works at every level to protect access to the full range of essential reproductive health services, including abortion, in Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces, and private insurance.
Addressing Barriers to Behavioral Health for Low-Income Youth
This flip chart contains various scenarios and barriers that low-income youth with behavioral health conditions might face when trying to access services, and includes suggested steps an advocate could take to work through those barriers.
My Care Counts
My Care Counts wants to give you the tools to influence real policy change. Are you ready to become a health care advocate? Learn about our administrative advocacy project
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.
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…