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HHS Announces Plan to Propose Medicare Coverage of Diabetes Prevention Program

On Wednesday March 23, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a plan to propose Medicare coverage of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a multi-session educational program designed to encourage participants […]

Food is Medicine: CHLPI Presents Policy Roundtable on Integrating Food Interventions into Healthcare

On December 2, 2015, The Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School will host Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Integrating Food Interventions into Healthcare, the final event of a 3-part series aimed at […]

10/21 Webinar | Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Recommendations for Federal Policy Reform

Wednesday, October 21, 2015   2:00PM – 3:00PM EST Across the United States, more than 29 million people have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, at a cost of more than $245 billion per year. Now is the […]

CHLPI Presents Policy Roundtable on Integration of Community Health Workers into Diabetes Care

On Wednesday, September 30th, the Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School, in collaboration with Peers for Progress and the NCLR (National Council of La Raza), will host Beating Type 2 […]

New Publication: Food Banks as Partners in Health Promotion: Creating Connections for Client & Community Health

In July 2015 CHLPI released the white paper Food Banks as Partners in Health Promotion: Creating Connections for Client & Community Health. Food banks are embedded in local communities across the country. They are central to […]

New Publication: Reconsidering Cost-Sharing for Diabetes Self-Management Education: Recommendations for Policy Reform

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation PATHS program just released the report Reconsidering Cost-Sharing for Diabetes Self-Management Education: Recommendations for Policy Reform (June 2015). Diabetes self-management education (DSME) provides a valuable opportunity for individuals living with […]

CHLPI Launches Federal Report on Type 2 Diabetes Prevention, Management, and Policy Reform

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School released the 2015 Providing Access to Healthy Solutions (PATHS) Federal Report, Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Recommendations for Federal Policy Reform, during an […]

PATHS Toward Successful Policy Advocacy: Harvard Law School’s CHLPI Hosts Workshop at Together on Diabetes™ Summit

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation team presented a half-day Policy Advocacy Workshop at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Together on Diabetes™ Summit. Three Harvard Law School students reflect on the day and the important work performed […]

The Economic Burden of Diabetes in the U.S.

By Kristie Gurley (JD ’15) A recent study conducted by the IHS Life Sciences economic consulting group highlighted the staggering economic impact of diabetes in the United States: in 2012, we spent $244 billion to treat […]

Recent Webinar: Fighting Type 2 Diabetes Through Policy Reform

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23rd 2:00 – 3:15pm (EST); 11:00-12:15pm (PST) Webinar: Fighting Type 2 Diabetes Through Policy Reform: New Jersey and North Carolina as Case Studies VIEW THE WEBINAR DOWNLOAD THE TRANSCRIPT and PRESENTATION SLIDES Comprehensive […]