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Volume: 5 Number: 13

Title: National Health Law Program

Source/Sponsoring Agency: National Health Law Program


Date Checked: 10/12/2007      Status: Updated

Date Annotated: 2/3/2000

Topics: Civil Rights; Consumer Protection Law

Other keywords: Health Law

Contents: The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) is a national public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America's working and unemployed poor, minorities, elderly and people with disabilities. Since 1969, NHeLP has educated attorneys on legislative interpretation of State Child Health Insurance and Medicaid managed care followed up with strategies on implementing provisions in consumers' best interests. NHeLP offers links to legal resources addressing civil matters for low-income people, advocacy for the disabled, lawyer referral services, and pro bono help. There are links to the Government Printing Office web site including the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and weekly compilation of Presidential Documents. NHeLP offers full text alerts, articles, memoranda in PDF format, and subscription-based newsletters and manuals addressing state and federal changes in health care. A search engine using Boolean operators searches full text articles and links concerning health care issues.

Author of Annotation: E. Krikorian

Last Modified: 6/20/2012