Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190319163532.htm

A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost effective after five years and improve health outcomes.

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