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.

My Care Counts

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

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
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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
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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.

Medi-Cal Guide

Medi-Cal Guide

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.

Meeting the Moment
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Meeting the Moment

A new paper aimed at helping advocates better understand EPSDT and improve implementation in California to address growing mental health needs.

Coronavirus Related Blogs

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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