Developed in 2017 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Accountable Health Communities Health-Related Social Needs (HRSN) Screening Tool was designed to systematically identify the health-related social needs of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, including housing instability, food insecurity, transportation, and utility assistance. The goal is to understand if the identification of health-related social needs has an impact on reducing the total cost of care for beneficiaries and improving their overall health outcomes . . .
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