Posts Categorized: News from the National Center

Thursday, May 16, 2024

AMA Urges Funding to Expand MLPs Across the U.S. to Address the Maternal Health Crisis

By National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

The U.S. leads developed countries in maternal mortality rates, disproportionately affecting Black and Native American/Alaska Native individuals. The AMA continues to address...Read More

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

CrescentCare: An MLP for the Community

By Amalis Córdova Mustafá, MPH, Research Associate, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership 

Following Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana native, Ranie Thompson dreamt of establishing the first medical-legal partnership (MLP) in the state. Though resources thwarted her...Read More

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Kaiser Permanente expands partnership with the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership to address housing stability

Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated, nonprofit health care provider, is expanding its innovative Health, Housing, and Justice: Medical-Legal Partnership initiative across...Read More

Stock image of older male adult sitting next to younger male representing a caregiver relationship.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Guest Article: Helping Family Caregivers Through the Lens of a Medical-Legal Partnership

By Randye Retkin and Naji’a Tameez, Attorneys with LegalHealth, a Division of New York Legal Assistance Group

What do you do when you are responsible for the care of your elderly or disabled loved one, but you are not...Read More