Rural medical-legal partnership and advocacy: A three-year follow-up study

Sunday, January 1, 2012

By James A. Teufel, Danilea Werner, Diane Goffinet, Woody Thorne, Stephen L. Brown and Lori Gettinger
Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. 2012. 23(2): 705-714.

A study demonstrated a rural medical-legal partnership had social and financial impact, recovering health care dollars (318% ROI from 2007-2009) for clinics and assisting patients with social security benefits, family law services, and end-of-life guidance.

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