Legal Action Center
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Ellen Weber, as Legal Action Center’s Sr. Vice President for Health Initiatives, leads LAC's efforts to expand access to comprehensive and equitable substance use treatment in private and public insurance at both the state and federal levels. She has focused extensively on enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, led the Center’s Parity at 10 Campaign and co-leads a new initiative to expand Medicare coverage of substance use disorder care. Ellen held an appointment as Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. From 2002 through mid-2017, where she established and directed the Drug Policy and Public Health Strategies Clinic in which she worked with students on disability rights litigation and legislative advocacy, implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Parity Act in Maryland, and adoption of harm reduction legislation to address the opioid crisis. Ellen has published in the area of disability rights, women's treatment, Parity Act enforcement, and the integration of substance use disorder treatment and mainstream medical care.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Friday, June 3, 2022
1:55 PM – 2:55 PM