AHA to HHS Re: ASPE Request for Information on Social Determinants of Health

AHA responds to a Department of Health and Human Services request for information on provider and health plan approaches to improving care for Medicare beneficiaries with social risk factors, the AHA commended the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation for adopting a holistic approach to examining the links between social risk factors, health care outcomes and value-based payment programs.

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