TITLE

The Business Case for Ending Homelessness: Having a Home Improves Health, Reduces Healthcare Utilization and Costs

AUTHOR(S)
Garrett, Daniel G.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
American Health & Drug Benefits;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the cause of homelessness and its solutions in Asheville, North Carolina. The author says that in 2012, there is an improvement in homelessness in Asheville due to the 10-year plan called Asheville Homeless Coalition. He states that housing is the solution for homelessness, wherein it provides stability to people who needs to address mental illnesses, physical health, and unemployment. He discusses the facts on healthcare cost for the homeless people.
ACCESSION #
86443278

 

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