The Latino Health Insurance Program is a non-profit organization (501c3).
It has three primary goals:
to offer a community based, culturally-specific program for health insurance enrollment and maintenance to minority residents in Massachusetts.
Our founder, Milagros Abreu, MD, MPH
Milagros Abreu, MD, MPH, our founfer, has a post-doctoral training in Epidemiology at BU School of Public Health, and is the founder and executive director of the
Latino Health Insurance Program, Inc.(LHIP),
a community-based organization for Latinos, a population
with a low rate of health insurance enrollment.
LHIP originally began in East Boston in 2006 and expanded to the town of Framingham in 2008 to serve the growing Latino population of Metrowest. LHIP's mission is to increase access to medical care and food for minority residents, connect them to medical facilities, and improve health literacy, while reducing medical cost.