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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Health Law Program

Securing health rights for those in need

four stars

91.32

1444 I Street NW Suite 1105
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 289-7661   Web Site
EIN: 95-3080947

Board Leadership
Robert Weiner
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth G. Taylor
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.32 four stars
  Financial 94.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1969, the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) protects and advances the health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families. NHeLP advocates, educates and litigates at the federal and state levels. Our lawyers and policy analysts stand up for the rights of the millions of people who struggle to access affordable, quality health care. We are guided by the belief—a challenge—that each generation should live better than the last. NHeLP defends the nation's health care safety net for those most in need and those with the fewest resources. We fight to give at-risk populations a voice in federal policy making, promote the rights of consumers in emerging managed-care systems, and advocate for creative solutions that preserve the government's responsibility as the provider of last resort.

Founded in 1969, the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) protects and advances the health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families. NHeLP advocates, educates and litigates at the federal and state levels. Our lawyers and policy analysts stand up for the rights of the millions of people who struggle to access affordable, quality health care. We are guided by the belief—a challenge—that each generation should live better than the last. NHeLP defends the nation's health care safety net for those most in need and those with the fewest resources. We fight to give at-risk populations a voice in federal policy making, promote the rights of consumers in emerging managed-care systems, and advocate for creative solutions that preserve the government's responsibility as the provider of last resort.

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Financial

four stars

94.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.60
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Health Law Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Health Law Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Health Law Program (DC) 91.32 four stars
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 85.95 three stars
Project Vote Smart (IA) 86.04 three stars
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (DC) 88.98 three stars
The Campaign Legal Center (DC) 90.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,313,974
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,313,974
   Program Service Revenue $389,934
Total Primary Revenue $8,703,908
   Other Revenue $112,914
TOTAL REVENUE $8,816,822
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,679,370
   Administrative Expenses $1,083,670
   Fundraising Expenses $283,955
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,046,995
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,769,827
   
Net Assets $14,370,866

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Core Medicaid $1,544,192 33.0%
Health Policy $1,076,255 23.0%
Reproductive Health $842,286 18.0%

Ratings History
National Health Law Program has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.32 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.74 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 91.54 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-3080947
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL HEALTH LAW PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code E00
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (462) Legal aid to indigents
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(531) Medical care service
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$233,945 3.86% Elizabeth Taylor Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Health Law Program (DC) 91.32 four stars
Project Vote Smart (IA) 86.04 three stars
Goldwater Institute (AZ) 87.22 three stars
Freedom Alliance (VA) 90.18 four stars
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 87.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Health Law Program
1444 I Street NW
Suite 1105
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 289-7661
fax: (202) 289-7724
EIN: 95-3080947

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Board Leadership

Robert Weiner
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth G. Taylor
Executive Director

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