Posts Categorized: Stories

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

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

Monday, September 10, 2018

Using the Law to Inform Empowered Patient Care in Austin

The same year that People’s Community Clinic in Austin became a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2012, it began offering on-site legal...Read More

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Ensuring people with chronic conditions maintain access to care

When Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, D.C. hired its first in-house lawyer in 1986, it was to help HIV and AIDS patients write...Read More