Posts Categorized: News from the National Center

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

New issue brief explores how healthcare and legal orgs can share information

Report addresses challenges in and possibilities for legally and ethically sharing patient-client information between partner organizations within the framework of existing privacy...Read More

Monday, July 10, 2017

Proposed MACRA rule could support clinician screening of health-harming legal needs

A critical part of making sure that legal services are available as part of quality healthcare is ensuring that screening for legal...Read More

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

New Equal Justice Works Fellows to partner with healthcare orgs

Four of this year’s Equal Justice Works Fellows -- the largest Fellowship class to date -- will embark on different projects designed...Read More

Monday, April 17, 2017

MLP awards honor ABA & programs, practitioners in Arkansas, California, & Pennsylvania

This year’s Medical-Legal Partnership awards honored the American Bar Association, Dr. Jeff Martin from Lancaster General Health, and programs at Arkansas Children’s...Read More

Monday, February 13, 2017

Case studies examine how MLP supports outreach and enrollment efforts

Given the complexity of eligibility requirements, insurance plan rules, and difficult to navigate bureaucracies, some individuals with difficult cases may fall through...Read More