With so much attention on health care inequities and the impact of social determinants of health (SDOH) on consumer health outcomes and costs, the question for most provider organization executive teams is how to support consumers’ need for social supports—and how to get paid for it. Broadly speaking, social supports are services that help a consumer cope with life events. These services can be, and most often are, provided by consumer's family and friends or social and religious groups. But the ability of family and volunteers to fill this gap for all consumers is limited. The needs for . . .
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