Health Insurance Providers Are Innovating to Address Socioeconomic Needs during COVID-19 and Beyond
posted by AHIP
on June 26, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted Americans across the nation and worsened socioeconomic conditions for millions. With Americans isolated in their homes and over 40 million recently unemployed, the need to address food insecurity, housing instability, and social isolation is greater than ever. Just as they face increasing demand caused by COVID-19, the community-based organizations with whom health insurance plans partner are also experiencing challenges, such as closures, reduced hours due to lack of staff or volunteers, revised processes to accommodate social distancing, and reduced resources.