Health Law & Policy

CHLPI Welcomes Health Law and Policy Clinic 2018 Summer Interns

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School is pleased to welcome the following interns working in the health clinic for the summer! Elaine Hsieh Elaine Hsieh is a rising 3L at the University of Oklahoma Law […]

Hospitals Lure Diabetes Patients With Self-Care Courses, But Costs Can Weigh Heavily

Published by Kaiser Health News on April 26, 2018. Written by Julie Appleby. When a routine physical revealed mildly elevated blood-sugar levels, Michael Phillips was strongly encouraged to sign up for a diabetes self-management class. Phillips never asked about the […]

CHLPI to present at Second annual “Food Is Medicine” symposium in Indianapolis

Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana will hold the second annual “Food Is Medicine” state symposium Thursday, April 12  in Indianapolis. The symposium will take an in-depth look at how medically tailored food plays a essential role in outcome-driven, cost-effective […]

New CHLPI Job Opportunity: Clinical Fellow

Exceptional opportunity in a clinical setting at Harvard Law School for a relatively new attorney to work in a social justice oriented practice focused on access to health care for vulnerable, chronically ill populations.  The Center for Health Law & […]

Health Care Largely ‘Wins’ in Latest Budget Deal, Analysts, Medical Societies Say

Originally published by Healio on February 12, 2018. Written by Janel Miller. Health care policy analysts and medical societies are applauding the budget agreement signed last week by President Donald Trump, citing financial support in several critical areas. “The recent […]

What Medicaid Work Requirements Might Mean for People With HIV

Originally published by The Body on February 8, 2018. Written by Tim Murphy. Have you heard that the Trump administration has told states to go ahead and request approval to add work requirements to Medicaid coverage? And that Indiana and Kentucky have already received […]

Introducing new logos for CHLPI, HLPC, & FLPC

Notice anything different at chlpi.org?  Today we have launched new logos for the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School and its two clinics – the Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Health […]

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase to Form New Health Care Company for Employees

Originally published by healio.com on January 30, 2018. Written by Andy Polhamus. Amazon, along with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, will form an independent health care company for their employees in the United States, the three companies have announced. In an […]

Study: Montana Program Fails Hepatitis C Patients

Published by the Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Written by Katheryn Houghton. Montana’s Medicaid program requirements are blocking hepatitis C patients from treatment, according to a national report released recently. An estimated 15,000 people in the state are […]

Bipartisan Nutrition Group Kicks Off in House

Originally published by politico.com on Wednesday, January 25, 2018. Written by Helena Bottemiller Evich. A small bipartisan working group focused on using nutrition to improve the nation’s health formally launched in the House on Wednesday, just in time for the 2018 […]