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Access to mental health care is among the most important and underappreciated aspects of the health care system for chronically ill people.  While federal law creates a requirement that health...

Excess sugar consumption is linked to obesity, diabetes, and other diet-related chronic diseases that have tremendous social and economic costs. The United States currently faces the highest obesity and diabetes prevalence...

While effective clinical interventions have reduced the morbidity and mortality associated with viral hepatitis, the opioid epidemic has spurred new cases in hepatitis A, B, and C at alarming rates that disproportionately...

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation’s (CHLPI’s) federal policy work focuses on systems-level change to improve access to care for people and families with low incomes, emphasizing the...

Transgender and gender diverse individuals regularly face discrimination in health care settings and often lack access to affordable, high-quality health care coverage that includes gender-affirming services. The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation...

Poor diet, exacerbated by food insecurity, is now the leading cause of death and disease in the United States. Food-insecure and low-income individuals can be especially vulnerable to poor nutrition,...

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation’s (CHLPI) advocacy efforts include amicus curiae work, which are legal briefs submitted to a court or agency on behalf of stakeholders other...

Across the globe, climate change is increasing the frequency and impact of extreme weather events that can cause displacement, loss of resources, illness, and death. At the same time, growth...

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School’s (CHLPI’s) Health Law and Policy Clinic (HLPC) is leading The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of...

Health care providers, payers, and policymakers are increasingly coming to recognize that health relies on more than a visit to the doctor’s office. Emerging community-clinical partnership models allow the U.S....

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