Social Services

The social service market is defined as supports and services related to the social determinants of health such as poverty, food insecurity, lack of education, racism, discrimination, environment, and community conditions. Addressing social determinants of health has become a common strategic conversation in a market focused on whole person care and the value equation. Payers and health plans are taking a more structured approach to addressing social support needs and this opens new possibilities for managers of organizations that provide social support programs that have typically been excluded from health care financing arrangements.


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Copa Health & Central Arizona Shelter Services Selected To Provide Services At A New Arizona Transitional Housing Facility For Homeless Individuals With SMI

On April 21, 2022, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) awarded a contract to Copa Health and Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) for a new transitional housing facility for people with serious mental illness (SMI) who are experiencing homelessness. The facility, to be built in downtown Phoenix on the Arizona State Hospital campus,… Read

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