Linking Patients to WIC and Other Food Safety Net Programs: Perspectives from Health Care


Momentum to integrate food and nutrition insecurity interventions into health care is poised to continue in 2024, with more providers screening for health-related social needs and connecting patients to produce vouchers, medically-tailored meals, and other Food is Medicine interventions. Health care systems are also increasingly experimenting with new ways to engage patients about government benefit […]

American Journal of Law & Medicine 2024 Symposium

Boston University, George Sherman Union Building 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, United States

The 2024 Symposium of the American Journal of Law & Medicine is titled Preventive Care Law & Policy: Evolving Issues & Potential Consequences of Braidwood Management, Inc. v. Becerra. The symposium will be hosted at Boston University School of Law on February 23, 2024. Keynote speaker: Professor Abbe R. Gluck (Yale Law School, Yale Medical School). The ongoing Braidwood litigation presents […]

What’s the Hoopla about HIPAA?


This webinar will explain the basics of HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996), including when it applies and when it doesn't, and how it protects patient confidentiality. Advocates will walk away with a greater understanding of HIPAA within the context of HIV and public health, as well as how it relates […]

Webinar: Funding CHWs and Pt Navigators in Cancer Care: Understanding New Medicare Billing Codes


This webinar will help explain the CY2024 CMS physician fee schedule (aka “CMS rule”) as it pertains to Principal Illness Navigation, Community Health Integration, and Social Determinants of Health Risk Assessment codes. We will discuss what we know, what we don’t know, and how to comment on real-world implementation of these new codes. We will […]

CMS Guidance on Addressing Health-Related Social Needs in Medicaid and CHIP: Policy and Potential Implications


On November 16, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new guidance detailing the coverage pathways for services and supports to address health-related social needs (HRSN) services, such as housing and nutrition interventions, in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).  This guidance responds to growing nationwide momentum to address negative health outcomes, […]

National Navigation Roundtable (NNRT) Call to Action series Policy Webinar

Pursuing Patient Navigation Policy Landscape Join American Cancer Society and CHLPI's Katie Garfield in Dec. 2023 for a Call To Action presentation where they will focus on identifying factors that need to be addressed to better incorporate navigation into health care payment systems. For more information and registration, visit:  

The Annual National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health

Loews Kansas City Hotel

The Root Cause Coalition’s Annual National Summit brings together representatives from health systems, hospital associations, foundations, businesses, national and community nonprofits, health insurers, academic institutions and policy centers to share best practices. To finally achieve health equity we must work together, across sectors of service, to address systemic racism and the social determinants of health. […]

Food as Medicine: Policy Summit (DC)

Washington, DC

Continuing the conversation from Chicago, the Food as Medicine: Policy Summit will bring the community back together again for interactive discussions and networking opportunities. Convening executives from health plans and providers, the food and beverage industry, non profits, CBOs and policy makers, the summit provides an opportunity to network with and learn from those leading […]

Reproductive Justice in Massachusetts: Meet the new AAG

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 2009 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, United States

Join the Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation for a Meet & Greet with Sapna Khatri, the Director of the new Reproductive Justice Unit at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Learn about the Unit’s upcoming work protecting access to reproductive and gender affirming health care, addressing maternal health disparities, and defending reproductive rights. Co-sponsored […]

Food is Medicine: A Federal Policy Update


Food is Medicine Massachusetts (FIMMA) invites you to: "Food is Medicine: A Federal Policy Update," a panel discussion regarding the future of Food is Medicine policy at the national level. In the wake of the September 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, the field of Food is Medicine has made significant strides. […]

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