Publications & Reports
Healthcare Options for America's Veterans
Author: Katie Ocampo, Esq.
LegalHealth staff attorney, Katie Ocampo, provides an overview of the non-VA healthcare options available to veterans, and some insight into how these various systems and programs work together to serve our nation’s veterans.
Medical-Legal Partnerships At Veterans Affairs Medical Centers Improved Housing And Psychosocial Outcomes For Vets
Authors: Jack Tsai, Margaret Middleton, Jennifer Villegas, Cindy Johnson, Randye Retkin, Alison Seidman, Scott Sherman, and Robert A. Rosenhack
Medical-legal partnerships—collaborations between legal professionals and health care providers that help patients address civil legal problems that can affect health and well-being—have been implemented at several Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers to serve homeless and low-income veterans with mental illness. This study describes the outcomes of veterans who accessed legal services at four partnership sites in Connecticut and New York in the period 2014–16.