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Download CHLPI’s DOI Templates

The DOI (State Departments of Insurance) Templates, created by the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, is intended to support the development of grievance letters from advocates/providers to state’s DOI regulators. They can be used to address a variety of complaints, including: Insurers aren’t covering important HIV medications Insurers are changing coverage after the end of […]

CHLPI Launches Federal Report on Type 2 Diabetes Prevention, Management, and Policy Reform

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School released the 2015 Providing Access to Healthy Solutions (PATHS) Federal Report, Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Recommendations for Federal Policy Reform, during an event today on Capitol Hill. The report, developed with the support and guidance of people living with and at-risk-for diabetes, […]

International Business Times: CHLPI Attorney Weighs in on New Guidance on Birth Control Coverage

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance providers are required to provide women with free birth control options. However, the federal Department of Health and Human Services released a guidance this past Monday that describes the exact requirements that many providers are failing to meet and warns of penalties to noncompliant insurance companies. CHLPI staff attorney, […]

CHLPI Co-Sponsors Congressional Viral Hepatitis Reception

On May 12, 2015, CHLPI co-sponsored the 2015 Congressional Viral Hepatitis Reception in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the reception was to educate members of Congress and their staff about the Hepatitis B and C epidemics as part of Viral Hepatitis Awareness Month.  

5/13 Webinar: Sharing Schools in Massachusetts: Maximizing Use of School Buildings and Grounds for Community Health

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Webinar: Sharing Schools in Massachusetts: Maximizing Use of School Buildings and Grounds for Community Health 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET | 1:00–2:00 p.m. CT | 12:00–1:00 p.m. MT | 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. P Join presenters from the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School, the Harvard School of Public Health, […]

5/18 Webinar: A New Tool to Fight Health Insurance Discrimination

Monday, May 18, 2015 Webinar: A New Tool to Fight Health Insurance Discrimination: Filing Complaints to State Insurance Commissioners 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET || 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. CT || 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. MT || 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT This webinar will provide information on everything consumers, providers and advocates need to […]

FLPC Director Speaks on MSNBC About Food Waste

On Earth Day, April 22nd, FLPC’s director Emily Broad Leib joined author Jonathan Bloom  and Mike Curtin, CEO of DC Central Kitchen for a panel discussion on food waste following the television premiere of “Just Eat It: A Food Waste story.” The panel, hosted by MSNBC’s food policy correspondent chef Tom Colicchio, discussed the issues raised by the documentary about […]

Summer Meals in North Carolina: Clinical Student Op-Ed Published

Summer is an exciting time for many children. For food insecure households, families face the prospect of providing more food when school is out, further constraining already-tight budgets. Food Law and Policy clinical student Tommy Tobin (HLS, JD ’16) recently authored an op-ed about summer meal programs in North Carolina. When school is in session, the […]

FLPC Publishes Report on Local Food Procurement by Massachusetts State Agencies

The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is pleased to release a report examining local food procurement efforts by Massachusetts state agencies in light of Massachusetts’ local food preference law. The report, Increasing Local Food Procurement by Massachusetts State Agencies, can be downloaded here; the executive summary can be downloaded here. In recent years, […]

Deans’ Food System Challenge winners will be announced April 29th!

We are pleased to invite you to this year’s Deans’ Challenges Demo Day on April 29th from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Harvard Innovation Lab! Join us for refreshments and hear the 20 finalist teams from four Deans’ Challenges showcase their exciting ventures to the Harvard/Cambridge/Boston community. The sponsoring Deans of each Challenge will announce the winners and runners-up […]