Health Law & Policy

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.  

Looking at the Future of Health Care Reform: King v Burwell Panel

On April 20, 2015, the American Constitution Society held a panel on the King v Burwell case that is before the Supreme Court. CHLPI’s Director and HLS Professor, Robert Greenwald, served as the moderator for panelists Yaakov Roth, Matthew Hellman, and Rachel Gargiulo, all lawyers involved in the case. Each panelist provided a very different […]

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 […]

4/2 Webinar: Examining Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Access

Examining Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Access: A Review of Select State Medicaid Fee-For-Service and Managed Care Programs   When: Thursday, April 2, 2015 3:00 – 4:30 PM EST (2:00 – 3:30 PM CST/12:00 – 1:30 PM PST) What: The arrival of an HCV cure is an exciting development for the millions of Americans who suffer […]

Ryan White. Real Lives. Hear their stories and take action

Ryan White. Real Lives. is a national campaign presenting narratives on the importance of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program among communities affected by HIV, particularly states in the Deep South that have not expanded Medicaid. The campaign shares the stories of individuals and families around the country and from all walks of life who are living with HIV. […]

CHLPI Welcomes Visiting Scholar Karolina Gombert

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is pleased to welcome Karolina Gombert,  a PhD student from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, to Boston. Karolina is a recipient of Santander’s Mobility Award, given to postgraduate research students to help them gain the experience of a period of short-term study or research at a like-minded institution […]