Day: October 1, 2015

Doctors Prescribing Pro Bono for Patients in Need

At first it may sound counter-intuitive, but people often need legal assistance in order to be healthy. In many cases, low-income individuals with medical challenges also face legal difficulties, which can negatively impact their health and delay their recovery. That’s where medical-legal partnerships step in. Medical-legal partnerships integrate legal services into the delivery of healthcare in order to address health-harming legal needs that disproportionately affect people living in poverty. The PBEye has covered medical-legal partnerships in the past and we were excited to see them featured in a video segment on the PBS Newshour. Check out the video and see

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