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Study: Housing the Homeless Can Drastically Cut the Government's Health Care Costs

For years, homeless advocates have argued that if governments put up money to house people, they will reap cost savings down the line. A new study appears to validate that argument. Housing for Health ... read more

Study finds L.A. County saves money by housing sick homeless people

Los Angeles County’s marquee program to provide housing for very sick homeless people ... county government was spared $1.20 in healthcare and social service costs, the study said. Participants improv... read more

UT study: Housing the homeless saves taxpayers money

From the start, homeless advocates had said the so-called housing first model would significantly cut other costs. The UT study is the ... County Continuum of Care, which is headed by the initiative a... read more

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Hospitals are left with a loss when patients' care costs ... Health, said New York University researchers will study whether healthcare spending changes for patients who gain housing and will evaluate ... read more

Can a community hospital stay true to its mission after sale to large corporation?

Based in bucolic Asheville, the six-hospital system also screens residents for food insecurity; provides free dental care to children in rural areas via the "ToothBus" mobile clinic; helps the homeles... read more

Hospitals Make Housing the Homeless Part of Their Job

Hospitals in Sacramento, Calif., and around the country are taking steps to help homeless people find housing. Doing so, they say, will limit unnecessary ER visits and reduce wasteful health care spen... read more

Central Florida leaders mark milestone in housing homeless

Ann Anderson talks about finding a home with the help of the Housing ... the Health Care Center for the Homeless, she moved into an apartment, and at age 45, she now has medical care, dentures, eyegla... read more

Shelters, hospitals 'playing ping pong' with Philadelphia's homeless, sick population

The problem of how to care for what Hinson calls “medically fragile” homeless people who have few appropriate places to go once they leave a health facility ... or other temporary housing.” Insurers, ... read more

High Rents, Low Wages and the Coming Homeless Surge

The NAEH study cautions that the plight of the homeless is likely to grow more acute because of low-paying jobs, high housing costs and the loss ... to accept a $15,000-a-year pay cut at her Washingto... read more

Kaiser Permanente pledges $200M to fight homelessness

New affordable housing developments have dwindled in the Bay Area, as high land and construction costs and fewer government ... chronically homeless cut health care and social costs for each participa... read more

In Philly, finding a place for the homeless on opioids

“We see housing itself as a health-care intervention ... saves more than it costs. Researchers reported in JAMA in 2009 that a Seattle program for chronically homeless people with severe alcohol probl... read more

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