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Doctor's Office Study participants who were successfully connected to social services say a 10 percent reduction in health care costs — equating to more than $2,400 per person per year savings. (Photo: Shutterstock)

People’s health may greatly benefit when they are connected to social service programs that help them secure housing, healthy food, transportation to their doctor and assistance with their utility bills and other finances, according to the research study, “Expenditure Reductions Associated with a Social Service Referral Program,” published in Population Health Management.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

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