Tips to Help Health Centers Address Disability and Chronic Disease Discrimination Tip Sheet

Friday, July 22, 2022

Tips to Help Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease Discrimination

In 2020, approximately 30 million adults and children in medically underserved communities received comprehensive, primary and preventative health care and enabling services from 1,462 HRSA Health Center Program awardees and look-alikes. According to research studies, this growing patient population has become increasingly complex with multiple chronic conditions and higher rates of social risk factors. In addition to ensuring that their patients with chronic conditions and disabilities are able to access care, health centers and look-alike programs are also well-positioned to help these patients prevent and address a very specific health-harming social risk factor: disability discrimination....Read More

Friday, February 19, 2021

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part 3: Applying the MLP Approach to Housing Issues for Children and Communities

In this session, presenters Jenna Prochaska and Kate Mitchell highlighted their work at the Health Justice Project, based at Loyola University School of Law....Read More

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part 2: Applying the MLP approach to Housing for Patients with Complex Needs

The second part of the Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative was moderated by Ashley Maddison, JD, Equal Justice Works Fellow at Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers and covered MLP strategies to address housing needs for patients with complex care needs....Read More

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Webinar: New Medical-Legal Partnership Practices and Strategies in Agricultural Worker Communities

This webinar covers best practices and strategies for employing the MLP model to serve agricultural worker communities....Read More