Attorneys from the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) will conduct a series of webinar trainings for law students serving as summer interns with legal aid, protection and advocacy, and other public interest organizations. These free webinars will examine important health law and policy issues for low income and underserved populations. NHeLP will address hot topics such as the COVID-19 response, provide an overview of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act, reproductive and sexual health justice, and more.
Please register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Introduction and Hot Topics in Health Law for 2021
June 3, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT
Attorneys from NHeLP provide an overview of hot topics including changes to Medicaid Home and Community Based Services, the Affordable Care Act’s nondiscrimination provision Section 1557, and recent activity at the Supreme Court. Presenters: NHeLP Attorneys Wayne Turner, Jen Lav, and Cathren Cohen.
Health Care Structure and Services
June 4, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT
This introductory session provides a broad overview of health care eligibility and services for low income persons including Medicaid and subsidized coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Presenters: NHeLP Senior Attorneys Skyler Rosellini and Miriam Delaney Heard.
Medicaid and Health Law Research
June 7, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT
This training examines statutory and regulatory provisions governing Medicaid, as well as State Plan Amendments, sub-regulatory guidance, with tips on how to research complex Medicaid questions. Presenters: NHeLP Policy Fellow Hannah Eichner and Senior Attorney Wayne Turner.
Reproductive and Sexual Health Rights and Justice
June 8, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT
From access to abortion services to addressing disparities in maternal mortality, this session explores current reproductive health and justice issues, including Medicaid advocacy, proactive state legislation, and Supreme Court litigation. Presenters: NHeLP Attorneys Liz McCaman and Madeline Morcelle.
Administrative Advocacy and the APA
June 10, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT
This training examines advocacy strategies for comment writing, building an administrative record, and legal standards to challenge agency actions. Presenters: NHeLP Attorneys Dania Douglas and Cathren Cohen.