Health Law & Policy

Maximizing Food Security For Unauthorized Immigrants During COVID-19

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This article was originally written by David Velasquez, Jordan Kondo, Sarah Downer, and Emily Broad Leib and published by Health Affairs on July 28, 2020.   Many immigration advocates are calling for the release of detainees under US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) […]

Palantir’s pandemic contracts stir concern ahead of IPO

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This article was originally written by April Glaser and published by NBC News on July 22, 2020.   The private data mining company Palantir is best known for its work with law enforcement agencies, like Immigration and Customs Enforcement and local […]

LGBTQ-affirming health groups sue Trump administration for removing trans protections from Affordable Care Act

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This article was written by John Riley originally published by Metro Weekly on July 16, 2020 Lawsuit alleges that rule is unlawful, and will lead to further discrimination against LGBTQ patients and marginalized population A coalition of LGBTQ and LGBTQ-affirming […]

Local groups join in legal fight against Trump bid to let doctors, hospitals refuse to treat transgender patients

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This article was written by adamg originally published by Universal Hub on July 11, 2020 Fenway Health, the Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts and the Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth this week sued the federal government […]

Advocates Sue HHS Over Rollback of ACA Non-Discrimination Rule

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This article was written by Adam Cancryn and Dan Diamond originally published by Politico on July 10, 2020 Multiple groups on Thursday backed a lawsuit against the Trump administration, arguing that last month’s rollback of the Affordable Care Act’s non-discrimination protections violated the Administrative Procedures […]

Lawsuit filed in MA alleges federal attempt to strip LGBTQ+ protections

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This article was written by: Drew Karedes and originally published by Boston 25 News on July 9, 2020 BOSTON — A coalition of health care providers and activists in Massachusetts are standing up to a recent move by the Trump administration they […]

Civil Right Orgs, Harvard Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, and Firm Hogan Lovells File Lawsuit Against Trump Administration’s Rule Removing ACA’s Non-Discrimination Protections

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Tonight, the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI), the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), the Transgender Law Center (TLC), the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), and law firm Hogan Lovells filed a […]

Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School Receives $110,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

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The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) was awarded a two-year grant for $110,000 from Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The funds will be used to create a statewide inventory of nutrition programs available to older people and […]

How to Navigate Patient Privacy in Integrated Care: A Guide for Food Banks

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Originally posted on Health Law Lab on July 1, 2020 The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI), together with Feeding America, the nation’s largest network of food banks, has released Food Banks as Partners in Health Promotion: […]

Expand Medicaid: Mississippians without jobs amid pandemic, no where to turn

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This article was written by Linda Dixon and originally published by Clarion Ledger on June 25, 2020 Recently, Gov. Tate Reeves underscored the importance of remaining vigilant to fight the spread of COVID-19. Mississippi continues to see hundreds of cases daily with significant burdens […]