Health-Related Social Needs among Older Adults Enrolled in Medicare Advantage: A National Survey
- Social Determinants of Health
- April 4, 2022
- 1 min read
- Charron L. Long; Stephanie M. Franklin; Angela S. Hagan; Yong Li; Jeremiah S. Rastegar; Bill Glasheen; William H. Shrank; and Brian W. Powers
Among older adults enrolled in Medicare Advantage, health-related social needs are highly prevalent, with financial strain, food insecurity, and poor housing quality the most commonly reported. The distribution of health-related social needs is uneven, with significant disparities according to race, socioeconomic status, and sex.