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Get Moving: The Link Between Transportation And Health Care

A new blog post from n4a's Aging and Disability Business Institute features expert analysis from n4a's Virginia Dize on the foundational role accessible and affordable transportation play in enabling older adults and people with disabilities to maintain their health and independence.

As health care patients, payers, and policymakers continue to pay more attention to the social determinants of health, transportation is emerging as a resource that has an outsized impact on not only the well-being of patients and the quality of their care, but also on its cost. Missed medical appointments and an inability to move about freely and easily in a community can spell disaster for vulnerable populations.

Dive into “Transportation Undergirds Health Care”, and make sure you're on the right path!   
 

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