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Comprehensive Nutrition Program Leads to Long-Term Behavior Change and Savings

Apr 29, 2024
1:00 pm EDT
Presented by Mom’s Meals Nourishcare – An AHIP Select Member
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About This Webinar

Evidence is mounting for the positive impacts of food as medicine programs as they gain popularity in managed care. Few programs follow members longitudinally, however. Learn how a comprehensive nutrition program for dually eligible members with heart failure impacted members' health and health plan cost savings 6 and 12 months after member participation ended. Attendees will gain insights about designing a program to support successful long-term behavior change and cost savings.

This session will provide a description of a comprehensive nutrition program and its outcomes 6 and 12 months after members completed the program. Outcomes include member behaviors and utilization from a claims analysis.

Attendees Will Learn About

  • Elements of a comprehensive nutrition program designed for long-term behavior change in members
  • How the program impacted member behavior change and health plan cost savings
  • Planning for a successful nutrition program at an MCO


Catherine Macpherson, MS, RDN

Senior Vice President, Healthcare Strategy & Chief Nutrition Officer

Mom’s Meals

Catherine Macpherson, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Strategy and Chief Nutrition Officer, joined Mom’s Meals in 2017. In this role, Catherine works closely with health plans and other health care partners on their nutrition programs to ensure they meet clinical, quality, cost saving, member experience and social determinants of health objectives. She also leads product strategy, strategic…

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Gabriel Uribe, DSW

Director, Community Health Independent Living & Diversity

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)

Dr. Uribe serves as the Director of Community Health at the Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP). His contributions in the areas of community health, program design, diversity and inclusion, policy development and social innovation have been key to the development of community collaboration initiatives in IEHP’s catchment area. Gabriel is also a professor of social work policy at La Sierra…

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