Report: Environmental Scan of Medical-Legal Partnerships in Health Centers

By National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, and Marsha Regenstein, PhD, Jacqueline Baños, MPH, and Jennifer Trott, MPH of GWU

Friday, August 4, 2023

In 2022, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership and researchers at the George Washington University conducted an environmental scan of medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) operating in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Look-Alike programs (also referred to as “health centers” throughout). MLP is an evidence-based approach that integrates the unique expertise of lawyers into healthcare settings. … Read more »Read More

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How a Boston MLP is Supporting LGBTQIA+ Patients

By Amalis Córdova-Mustafá

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Pride Month is a time for celebration and commemoration. Around the country and the world, millions of people boisterously celebrate each other, their friends, family, and loved ones, and honor those who relentlessly fought for their rights and liberties. Decades later, these rights are under attack. MLPs have become crucial actors in the fight against… Read more »Read More

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Medicaid Townhall: Redeterminations, Work Requirements, & Coverage for Undocumented Persons

By NCMLP, KFF, GW SPH, Center for Children's Advocacy, LegalHealth, Legal Council for Health Justice

Friday, June 16, 2023

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP) hosted a virtual townhall event to discuss three significant Medicaid policy issues affecting disadvantaged communities served by safety-net health care, social services, and civil legal aid providers. The audience learnt about the Medicaid redetermination process happening for the first time in more than three years and what issues to look for when helping patients navigate this process. Panelists discussed the re-emergence of work requirements tied to Medicaid eligibility and the landscape of rules for undocumented persons. Attendees heard from national experts on Medicaid policy and MLP practitioners in the field working to secure coverage for low-income individuals. Read More

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Health Center MLP Environmental Scan: Findings and Examples from the Field

By NCMLP, GW SPH, CrescentCare, Eskenazi Health

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

On April 26th, 2023, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership hosted a webinar presenting the findings of the 2022 Health Center MLP Environmental Scan. The Environmental Scan aimed to increase our understanding of the accessibility and availability of MLPs to meet the evolving needs of low-income patients and communities served by HRSA-funded Health Centers and… Read more »Read More

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