Eta was a 76-year-old woman with a recent heart attack in and out of the hospital over the last several months. Her course had been complicated by social determinants of health, in that she lacked reliable transportation for necessary follow-up, had unstable housing, and her insurance did not cover valuable care from home health agencies. […]

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Original Article Posted at : https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/03/is-it-time-to-consider-social-determinants-of-health-in-medicare-payments.html