As populations continue to grow and average life spans increase, the impact social determinants of health (SDoH) have on long-term healthcare costs expands exponentially as well. Our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is back, this month diving into a discussion about the impact SDoH have on overall costs of care. Read more and find out how transportation is key to reversing the trend.
MTM’s Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is back and ready to deliver Part II of her message on how alternative transportation options like NEMT result in better health outcomes and appropriate ER diversion, particularly in rural communities.
If you’re heading to sunny Orlando for the Florida Association of Health Plans (FAHP)’s Annual Conference, make sure to stop by Booth 11 to chat about how MTM can help you improve health outcomes for your Florida members!
When individuals lack reliable transportation to their primary care doctors for routine medical care, they often turn to EMS transportation and head to the ER instead. MTM’s Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is here to tell you how alternative transportation options like NEMT result in better health outcomes and appropriate ER diversion, creating more space and better care for patients who truly need the ER.
When workers lack reliable transportation access to their job sites, work programs, or training programs, their health outcomes can suffer. MTM’s Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is here to tell you how transportation access plays a huge role in our nation’s overall health and wellness.
When pregnant women struggle to access healthy food sources, there could be consequences on maternal and neonatal health that result in high risk delivery and even NICU admission. Find out how MTM is creating a solution to address food insecurities, especially among pregnant Medicaid members.
Urban sprawl has created a huge problem in our country’s metropolitan areas. Without comprehensive public transit systems, many of our cities’ workers are without reliable access to transportation to and from their places of employment. Find out how this is negatively impacting SDoH factors, and how MTM is helping create a solution to combat transportation insecurity.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity is affecting more Americans than ever–in fact, it is estimated that one in six Americans struggle to access adequate food resources. Find out how MTM is partnering with organizations nationwide to combat the impact of food insecurity and remove barriers to accessing nutritious food.
Using NEMT to ensure members get to their medical appointments is only half the battle in improving health outcomes and ensuring long-term social wellbeing. There’s more health plans can do to provide community transportation for their members, with the ultimate goal of removing SDOH barriers, improving health outcomes, reducing healthcare expenses, and encouraging members to enhance their quality of life. Learn how MTM can help!
Focused on improving health outcomes among food insecure pregnant Medicaid members, MTM is excited to announce the launch of a pilot meal delivery program with MeridianHealth of Michigan. Part of Meridian’s efforts to reduce low birth weight, eligible members in the Detroit area receive boxes of necessities like proteins, dairy, fruits, vegetables, and shelf-stable items from Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Learn how MTM’s Michigan network is supporting the program, and how our $30,000 donation is helping to fund the pilot.
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