By any professional standards, Elizabeth Taylor is an extraordinarily skilled attorney. What makes her special – and a Disruptive Woman to Watch for 2016 – is that she uses her gifts to improve the health and well-being of millions in need.
Taylor is executive director of the National Health Law Program (NHeLP). The NHeLP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the health rights of low-income and underserved individuals. As the organization describes itself, “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.” (more…)