The University of Akron’s Nursing Center for Community Health will integrate a medical-legal partnership with Community Legal Aid Services into its nurse-managed clinic. Medical-legal partnerships address the legal issues that may undermine patients’ health. Read more here.
Kate McGarvey, managing attorney at Columbus Legal Aid sees many cases where clients receive hospital aid but are sued by outside practices providing inpatient services. Read legal aid client, Michelle Brown’s story here.
Melissa LaRocco, Pro Bono Director for Legal Aid of Western Ohio, is the recipient of the Findlay-Hancock County Bar Association’s 11th Jackson E. Betts Professionalism Award. Read more here.
The Legal Aid Society of Columbus attorney, Kate McGarvey, sees the impact of new rules governing billing by nonprofit hospitals. Read more here