The PlanSectorGoals & Recommendations

Food Access, Security and Health

Goal 5: The roles of health care providers, institutions, and insurers in fostering access to healthy food will be exp...

Recommendation 5.1: Support actions by health care providers, hospitals and medical instit...

Action 5.1.1

Incorporate food insecurity screenings and referrals to food assistance resources into regular practice for visits to the doctor’s office or clinic. Encourage health care institutions to partner with agencies that can provide SNAP enrollment assistance to patients, and encourage utilization of benefit enrollment centers to provide referrals for patients in need of additional services.

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