Interviewees reported that they believed addressing nonmedical needs would yield cost savings for their ACOs and improve patients’ health. However, the interviewees were unable to offer concrete data on the effectiveness of their efforts.
CitationTaressa Fraze, Valerie A. Lewis, Hector P. Rodrigues and Elliot S. Fisher. Housing, Transportation, And Food: How ACOs Seek to Improve Population Health By Addressing Nonmedical Needs of Patients. Health Affairs 35, no. 11 (2016):2109-2115. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0727
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