Area(s) of Expertise: California, Medi-Cal Eligibility, Covered California, Exchange Coverage, Children’s Health, CA Children’s Services Program
Alicia Emanuel is a Staff Attorney in the National Health Law Program’s Los Angeles office. Alicia’s work focuses on California and federal health policy, with an emphasis on Medi-Cal and Covered California advocacy.
Before joining the National Health Law Program, Alicia was a Senior Policy Associate at The Children’s Partnership, where she worked on health policy and administrative advocacy for low-income children at the state and national level. Prior to that, Alicia was a staff attorney at Legal Services of Northern California where she provided education and advocacy to health care consumers in 32 California counties and represented clients in Medi-Cal, Covered California and private insurance hearings and appeals.
Alicia received her B.A. from University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law. During law school, Alicia worked in medical-legal partnerships at Law Foundation of Silicon Valley and East Bay Community Law Center, and interned in the Health Unit at Bay Area Legal Aid.
Alicia is a dance enthusiast and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her rescue dog, Dolly.