This data brief showcasing a data mapping tool that compares the social and economic vulnerability of several Massachusetts communities to the existing “SNAP Gap" - the more than 700,000 MassHealth recipients (pre-pandemic) who are likely eligible for SNAP, but are not receiving these important hunger-preventing benefits.
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Massachusetts ranks as the second healthiest state in the nation (behind only Vermont) and boasts the lowest uninsured rate in the country - 2.7% compared to 8.7% nationally. So why is there still a 30-year gap in life expectancy from one neighborhood to the next? Hear what three healthcare and public health experts have to say.
The Massachusetts Accountable Care Organization opportunity rewards integration of health-related social needs into clinical care. Health Leads' free ACO Primer is designed to help providers design high-impact solutions and make the most of state DSRIP funding.