Brief: Assisting Veterans and service members with legal needs during VA transitions

By Jennifer Trott & Kimberly Lattimore
The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

This document describes the need for legal services among Veterans and concrete ways that a VA Transition Care Management (TCM) Program can connect Veterans to legal assistance.Read More

NCMLP-Authored Reports & Fact Sheets Veterans

Toolkit: A planning, implementation, and practice guide for building and sustaining a health center-based MLP

By Kate Marple, Mallory Curran, Ellen Lawton & Danielle Rahajason
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

This toolkit provides the health center community with information and resources to start, strengthen, and sustain a medical-legal partnership (MLP). The toolkit can be used both by health centers new to MLP who want help with the initial planning process and by health centers that are already actively providing legal services, but want help facilitating continuous quality improvement conversations to address issues like low/high referral volumes or funding instability.Read More

NCMLP-Authored Reports & Fact Sheets Tools Health Centers

Literature review: Making the case for medical-legal partnerships, 2013-2020

By Caitlin Murphy, MPA-PNP
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Thursday, October 1, 2020

This brief summarizes peer-reviewed observational studies from January 2013 – August 2020 that demonstrate evidence of medical-legal partnerships’ impact in five areas.Read More

Patients Systems / Cost Workforce NCMLP-Authored Reports & Fact Sheets Peer-Reviewed Research Health Centers Hospitals & Health Systems Veterans

Case Study: Building a statewide subscription model for MLP services in Montana with help from a PCA

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership & the Montana Primary Care Association

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Primary care associations (PCAs) and Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs) are state and regional hubs for health centers that frequently lead training and technical assistance activities and help scale a range of health center-related clinical and operational innovations. From this vantage point, PCAs and HCCNS are uniquely situated to serve as a bridge between individual health centers and prospective legal partners, as well as help plan for the financing, operation, and sustainability of medical-legal partnership (MLP) activities. This case study looks at how the Montana Primary Care Association helped develop a statewide, subscription model for MLP services.Read More

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