PBS NewsHour

Why doctors are prescribing legal aid for patients in need

Clip: 09/02/2015 | 8m 6s

Though lawyers are often the last people doctors want to see involved in patient care, across the country many medical systems have begun establishing special legal partnerships. Lawyers become allies for disadvantaged patients who need help navigating problems with landlords and insurers. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports from Omaha, Nebraska

Aired: 09/02/15

Rating: NR

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