For 50 years, the National Health Law Program has been fighting to protect health rights of low-income individuals, families and underserved communities. Since 1969, we have been on the front lines educating, advocating, and litigating to ensure that all people living in the United State have access to quality health care regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or income.

See the history of the National Health Law Program here.

50th Anniversary Celebration 

To celebrate 50 years of protecting the health rights and to prepare for the next 50 years, special events were held in San Francisco CA, Chapel Hill NCWashington DC, and Los Angeles CA to introduce the National Health Law Program to a wider audience.

See the photos from the NHeLP 50th Anniversary Celebration events:
San Francisco, CA    Chapel Hill, NC    Washington, DC   Los Angeles, CA

Strategic Action Fund

In commemoration of 50th anniversary, we launched the Strategic Action Fund campaign to raise funds to support National Health Law Program’s future vital work.

Our vision is of a country where everyone has access to the resources they need to be healthy, but the current threats to health care are great and they are not going away.

Our goal is to expand our base of supporters and raise 2 million dollars in unrestricted funding so that we can remain nimble, swift and powerful in our protection of publicly funded health care.

Health Advocate Blog

Elizabeth Taylor

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This National Health Law Program blog post authored by Executive Director Elizabeth G. Taylor delves into the achievements and challenges the organization continues to face in its 50-year fight to make health care a reality for low-income people and underserved communities.

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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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