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  • NHeLP’s 5 Ways Health Reform Helps Address Disparities

    Health reform took a significant step toward addressing health care disparities by expanding access to affordable health insurance, making preventive care more accessible, eliminating unfair insurance company practices and addressing discrimination in health care. NHeLP?s Top 5 Ways Health Reform Helps Address Disparities summarizes some of the key provisions…

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  • HIPAA and Language Services in Health Care

    In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) became law and began to reshape how patients and healthcare providers think about the privacy of patient information. For interpreters who work in health care settings, it is important to understand how the patient privacy requirements of HIPAA affect…

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