Resources

Medical-legal partnership origin story: People’s Community Clinic in Austin

By Kate Marple
The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Monday, September 10, 2018

This medical-legal partnership origin story traces the Austin team’s planning process, how the nuts and bolts of the partnership came together, and how it’s expanded over time. Through interviews with more than a dozen front-line staff and administrators, the story also looks at how legal services fit in the health center’s broader social determinants of health strategy. Partners at People’s and Texas Legal Services Center share why they think the real value of medical-legal partnership is in using legal expertise to inform clinical processes so that the health center is as safe and empowering a place for patients to receive care as possible.Read More

NCMLP-Authored Reports Health Centers

Request for proposals: Medical-legal partnership recognized in North Carolina Medicaid Managed Care application

By North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released a request for proposals for Medicaid Managed Care Prepaid Health Plans. It states that in order to meet high-need Members’ unmet resource needs, Prepaid Health Plans are required at a minimum to, “Provide access to medical-legal partnerships for legal issues adversely affecting health, subject to availability and capacity of medical-legal assistance providers.”Read More

Legislation, Regulations, & Resolutions

Fact sheet: Transgender health and medical-legal partnerships

By National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership & National LGBT Health Education Center

Thursday, August 9, 2018

This fact sheet describes common social and legal needs that affect the health of transgender individuals, and ways integrated legal services can help meet those needs. It examines medical-legal partnership programs at three health care organizations and how they operate, and it shares stories of people benefiting from medical-legal partnership services.Read More

NCMLP-Authored Reports

Fact sheet: School-based health and medical-legal partnerships

By National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership & School-Based Health Alliance

Monday, August 6, 2018

This fact sheet describes common social and legal needs that affect the health of youth, and ways integrated legal services can help meet those needs. It examines medical-legal partnership programs at two school-based health centers and how they operate, and it shares stories of students benefiting from medical-legal partnership services.Read More

NCMLP-Authored Reports Health Centers