To Reduce Health Inequities, Clinics Need Lawyers on the Team
- Published By
- Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy
This blog post introduces the concept of medical-legal partnerships (MCP) and looks at how they can help communities thrive. MCPs can help address legal problems that are affecting patients' health; for example, sanitary code violations, housing evictions, and denial of food and insurance benefits involve legal matters that influence health and health outcomes.