Report spotlights 4 states that finance legal services thru Medicaid payments

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Health centers represent the fastest growing sector for MLP adoption across the health care system; the number of health centers operating MLPs in 2016 represents nearly double the number in 2014. Now, 113 health centers operate MLPs, and 38 additional health centers are planning new MLPs. Today, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership released an issue brief that describes how and where these partnerships operate, and how state primary care associations are supporting these programs. It also discusses how health-center based medical-legal partnerships are financed, with a spotlight on four states that integrate financing for legal services in Medicaid payment arrangements. Click here to download the report, “Health Center-based Medical-Legal Partnerships.”