Health and housing partnerships have resulted in reduced utilization of emergency departments, hospitals, nursing homes, and rehab facilities. HBSMs and other interventions have reduced spending in Medicare and Medicaid. The statewide Support And Services at Home model in Vermont has reduced the rate of Medicare spending by $1,227 per person per year among the early cohort participants (read more). Most important, quality of life improves when seniors have an ongoing on-site support team.
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