Marketplace: “Medical-Legal Partnership Lowers Cost”

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Most of the time, when you hear about problems in healthcare it’s a question of not enough money or not enough doctors. That’s usually the case in cities. They’re often short on both, and many urban hospitals are struggling to care for low-income patients. One medical center in Boston has led the search for a solution in a completely different direction. It’s hired attorneys to help fight illness and disease among the poor.

Read the full article with reporting from Jeff Tyler.