Technical Report

The Preventive Effect of Housing First on Healthcare Utilization and Costs Among Chronically Homeless Individuals

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Providing at-risk populations with access to permanent housing also improves their access to medical and mental health services while reducing overall healthcare costs. That is among the key findings in this report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts, prepared in part by Commonwealth Medicine experts.