Welcome to Health Law Practice Area

This website provides resources to help advocates better serve Medicaid and low income Medicare beneficiaries and applicants, as well as other low income uninsured Floridians. This area is password protected. Membership and full access is available only to Florida legal services attorneys and legal services paralegals.  All others by express permission of practice area leader only.

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Visit the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) website for national resources regarding health care reform efforts.



Read Anne Swerlick's new article for the Florida Policy Institute about Gov. Scott's "Repeal and Replace" proposal.


See the new Kaiser Family Foundation publication that provides helpful background information on Florida’s current Medicaid program and the implications of reduced federal financing in a Medicaid block grant or per capita cap:  just added to our library!





Impact of ACA Repeal on Florida

FLS Talking Points

by Senior Health Law Attorney Miriam Harmatz

For additional information, please visit the ACA/Medicaid defense resources located in the FL Advocate Health Law Library.
Last updated 7/26/2017


Share how the ACA, Medicaid, and CHIP has helped your clients. Submit their stories to NHELP and help put a human face on healthcare.


Florida Legal Services has published "Florida Medicaid Managed Care: An Advocates' Guide"

by Senior Health Law Attorney Miriam Harmatz 


The Florida Justice Institute has republished the Sixth Edition of the Older Floridians Handbook:  Laws and Programs Affecting Older Floridians.



Kaiser Health Content

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