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.
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
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.
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.
Join the fight to represent those who cannot afford high-priced lawyers and lobbyists to protect their health and civil rights. There is nothing more rewarding than collective action to right the wrongs of the past and create a better tomorrow.
- 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…