Health Law & Policy

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 […]

Welcome Summer Clinic Interns 2020

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The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation’s Health Law and Food Law and Policy Clinics are pleased to be working with clinic interns for summer 2020. Below is an introduction to some of the interns we are working with […]

‘This Is Deadly’: Trump HHS Scraps Protections for Transgender Patients and Those Seeking Abortions

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This article was written by Jessica Corbett and originally published by Common Dreams on June 13, 2020 In a move widely decried by LGBTQ, reproductive, and human rights advocates, the Trump administration late Friday finalized a healthcare rule that revokes Obama-era […]

HHS Moves to Curtail Abortion, Transgender Health Protections (2)

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This article was written by Shira Stein and originally published by Bloomberg Law on June 12, 2020 The Trump administration has finalized a policy that would remove women seeking abortions and LGBT people from the Affordable Care Act’s non-discrimination protections, the […]

Trump Administration Finalizes Harmful Rule to Eliminate ACA Anti-Discrimination Provisions

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Today, the Trump Administration released its rule to eliminate protections against discrimination in health care. The rule interprets the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) Section 1557, which prohibits federally funded health care entities from discriminating on the basis of race, color, […]

COVID-19 Food-Related Policy Tracking

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The current pandemic has shone light on many of the vulnerabilities of the food system and exacerbated hardship for marginalized populations. The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is responding to the crisis through a range of […]

Black Lives Matter

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CHLPI Statement on Racial Justice From the Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Health Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School Black Lives Matter. Like people of conscience around the world, we at the Center for Health Law […]

COVID-19 While Colored—Police Departments Have a New Profiling Tool Health Departments Provide Police with Addresses of Those Who Test Positive for COVID-19

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This article was written by S. E. WILLIAMS, originally published by Black Voice News on May 22, 2020. Even as Black and Brown communities continue to be disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, officials appear to be working at cross purposes to […]