National Health Law Program

Founded in 1969, the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) protects and advances the health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families. The oldest nonprofit of its kind, NHeLP advocates, educates and litigates at the federal and state levels. NHeLP’s lawyers and policy analysts stand up for the rights of the millions of people who struggle to access affordable, quality health care.

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  • NHeLP Publishes E-Newsletter Advocating for Age-Appropriate Sex Education

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    NHeLP: The National Health Law Program published an e-newsletter exploring how medical screenings through the Early and Period Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit could and should include sexuality education from infancy through age 20. The e-newsletter recognizes EPSDT as an opportunity for children to receive sexuality education along with comprehensive health screenings.

  • NHeLP Comments on Annual Redetermination Process for 2015

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    NHeLP: The National Health Law Program submitted comments to CMS on the proposed regulations and sub-regulatory guidance released on annual redeterminations. The comments propose recommendations about renewal processes for individuals enrolled in Qualified Health Plans, propose alternative renewal procedures, and provide guidance on Marketplace renewal notices. KidsWell grantee, Community Service Society of New York (CSS), signed onto the comments. 

  • NHeLP Comments on Draft Marketplace Renewal Issuer Notices

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    NHeLP: The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) sent comments to CMS on its June 26th “Insurance Standards Bulletin Series” which contained draft notices that issuers must provide to Qualified Health Plan (QHP) enrollees as part of the redetermination process. The comments recommend simplifying notice language to be more consumer friendly and separating notices that contain generalized information from those containing personalized information or requiring consumer action. NHeLP also recommended that issuer notices conform with accessibility requirements and that CMS create a notice development checklist for State-Based Marketplaces. KidsWell grantee, Community Service Society of New York (CSS), and other advocates joined the comment letter.  

  • NHeLP Examines California’s Approach to Extend Medi-Cal Coverage to Former Foster Youth

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    NHeLP: The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) published a fact sheet highlighting California’s strategies to extend Medi-Cal coverage to former foster youth and its decision to cover former foster youth from other states.

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