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The Health Law Lab is a project of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) that strives to educate the next generation of health care law and policy thought leaders through hands-on work with our clients, partners, and community allies.

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The Social Determinants of Health Law Lab advances health care system efforts to address social determinants of health and health-related social needs, improve health equity, and mitigate health disparities.

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  • July 1, 2020

How to Navigate Patient Privacy in Integrated Care: A Guide for Food Banks

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: Navigating HIPAA, a resource for food banks working together with health care entities while navigating federal patient privacy law.

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  • May 1, 2020

States with Medicaid 1915(c) Waivers Should Use Appendix K Modifications to Ensure Continued Care for the Most Vulnerable Patients!

By Margaret Dushko, Harvard Law School ‘21 Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waivers keep vulnerable patients from needing institutional care by providing services at home and in the community like coverage for home health aides and home-delivered meals. Emergency Appendix K modifications present a critical opportunity for states utilizing the Medicaid 1915(c) Home […]

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