Literature review: Making the case for medical-legal partnerships

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

By Tishra Beeson, Brittany MCallister, & Marsha Regenstein National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

This white paper summarizes the salient literature on medical-legal partnership (MLP), and presents the need for legal and health services integration. It describes the essential components of the MLP approach as well as the process for delivering integrated services, and finally, explores the state of preliminary evidence of MLP impact on patients, providers, and communities at large. Alongside the literature review, download a matrix of published medical-legal partnership articles.