Health Law & Policy

Seventh Annual Medicaid Innovations Forum will Include CHLPI and Community Servings

On  Thursday, January 28, 2016, Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI), Community Servings, and Massachusetts General Hospital will come together in Florida for The Seventh Annual Medicaid Innovations Forum to examine how the provision of medically appropriate foods play a critical role in outcome-driven, cost effective healthcare models. The panel will be […]

2/16 | ClinicTalk with the Health Law and Policy Clinic

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | 12:00-1:00PM Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Room TBD Come join Harvard Law School’s Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs for lunch and to learn about working at the Health Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation. More details to come.  

CHLPI’s research cited in Huffington Post Blog

“State Medicaid Restrictions for Hepatitis C Cures Are Creating One of America’s Worst Health Disparities,” published on December 11, 2015 in HuffPost Health Living looks at health insurance providers. The blog post, written by Ryan Clary, Executive Director of the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, cites research from multiple sources to reach the conclusion that Hepatitis C […]

CHLPI Clinical Instructor Quoted in Bloomberg BNA

On December 3, 2015, Bloomberg BNA published “High Court Considers State Health-Care Databases” by Jacklyn Wille about the value of state health-care databases, which collect information from insurance companies about the services provided to state residents. Excerpt from article: “Carmel Shachar, a clinical instructor at Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation who filed […]

Health and Food Law & Policy Summer Interns Program – Now Accepting Applications

The Health Law and Policy Clinic (HLPC) and the Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) are now accepting interns for summer 2016. Please see below for details on applying.  PROGRAM INFORMATION: Tentative dates for the 2016 program are Monday, May 23rd to Friday, July 29th for a minimum of 40 hours per week. There is some flexibility with regard to […]

Food is Medicine: CHLPI Presents Policy Roundtable on Integrating Food Interventions into Healthcare

On December 2, 2015, The Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School will host Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Integrating Food Interventions into Healthcare, the final event of a 3-part series aimed at improving the federal response to diabetes in Washington, D.C. The event will bring together a wide range of diabetes stakeholders, […]

CHLPI’s Clinics are Now Accepting Applicants for the Summer Internship Program

The Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Health Law and Policy Clinic (HLPC) are now accepting interns for summer 2016. Program Information: The summer internship program will run from Monday, May 23rd  to Friday, July 29th, for a minimum of 40 hours per week. There is some flexibility with regard to start and end dates as long […]

11/19 Harvard African Law Association | AIDS Benefit Dinner

Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 7-9PM | Harvard Law School | Milstein West – 1585 AIDS Benefit Dinner Through the generosity of the Milbank Tweed Student Conference Fund, the Harvard African Law will hold a benefit dinner to commemorate World AIDS Day and stand in solidarity with those fighting to eradicate HIV/AIDS across the world, and […]

CHLPI Director Featured on Marketplace

On November 11, Marketplace reported on a new study from Avalere examining patient access to HIV medications in the 2015 Silver Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) of the Affordable Care Act. This study draws attention to major issues around coverage and cost of HIV medications in these plans and reinforces findings by Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy […]

Powerful Hepatitis C Notice From U.S. Government Will Expand Access to High Cost Meds

Carmel Shachar, clinical instructor at law at Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, explained the implications of the new guidance notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on access to Hepatitis C medications in an opinion piece for TheBodyPRO.com, a leading online resource for health care professionals on HIV/AIDS and […]