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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 […]

Medicaid Program Under Siege

Published by Health Affairs Blog on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Written by Robert Greenwald, Faculty Director for CHLPI and Judith Solomon, Vice President for Health Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. For more than 50 years, Medicaid has […]

Food is Medicine: Addressing Hunger as a Health Issue

On January 17, 2018, CHLPI’s Faculty Director, Robert Greenwald, spoke at the Food is Medicine: Addressing Hunger as a Health Issue panel discussion. The briefing kicked off the launch of a new bipartisan Food is Medicine Working Group within the House Hunger Caucus. […]

Watch the recording of Andy Fisher’s Book Talk at Harvard Law School

Andy Fisher came to Harvard Law School on December 5, 2017 for a book talk, sponsored by Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Harvard Food Law Society. In his new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance […]

Could 2018 be a Big Year for Food Recovery Legislation?

Originally published by Waste360 on December 21, 2017. Written by Arlene Karidis. The new year could be monumental for H.R. 3444—The Food Recovery Act, its supporters hope, if efforts to tie some provisions to the 2018 discussions on the farm bill […]