Improving Health Care for People Experiencing Homelessness

Key Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Homelessness is a Healthcare Issue: Why Don’t We Treat It Like One?” Jain, S. Forbes. April 17, 2021. Available here.

“The 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress.” The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. January 2021. Available here.

“Five Ways Medicaid Expansion is Helping Homeless Populations Ten Years After the ACA Became Law.” DiPietro, B. Health Affairs Blog. February 27, 2020. Available here.

“Homeless Special Needs Plans for People Experiencing Homelessness.” Jain, S., Baackes, J., O’Connell, J. JAMA. February 13, 2020. Available here.

“Homelessness & Health: What’s the Connection?” National Health Care for the Homeless Council. February 2019. Available here.

Additional Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Combating Homelessness in America’s Cities.” American Enterprise Institute. October 7, 2021. Available here.

“How Payers, Providers Are Tackling Homelessness and Extending Care Access.” MedCity News. August 15, 2021. Available here.

“Breaking Down Silos: How to Share Data to Improve the Health of People Experiencing Homelessness.” California Healthcare Foundation. July 13, 2021. Available here.

“Homelessness is a Healthcare Issue: New Medical Group Will Treat Southern California Homeless Seniors.” SCAN Health Plan. July 8, 2021. Available here.

“Homeless Youth: A Vulnerable Population.” NIHCM Foundation. May 4, 2021. Available here.

“Variability In Comorbidities and Health Services Use Across Homeless Typologies: Multicenter Data Linkage Between Healthcare and Homeless Systems.” Trick, W., Rachman, F., Hinami, K., et al. BMC Public Health. May 13, 2021. Available here.

“From the Hospital to the Streets: Bringing Care to the Unsheltered Homeless in Los Angeles.” Fedlman, B., Kim, J., Mosqueda., et al. Healthcare. May 11, 2021. Available here.

“Housing and Health: A Roadmap for the Future.” AHA. March 19, 2021. Available here.

“Rethinking How Police Respond to Homelessness.” RAND Corporation. March 4, 2021. Available here.

“Estimates of Homelessness.” Kaiser Family Foundation. 2021. Available here.

“Evidence-Based Practices.” New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness. 2021. Available here.

“Project on Poverty and Inequality in California.” CATO Institute. 2021. Available here.

“Proven Solutions.” Coalition for the Homeless. 2021. Available here.

“Rethinking Pharmacy Access Improves Care for Homeless Veterans.” Boyle, A. U.S. Medicine. November 16, 2020. Available here.

“Homelessness and COVID-19.” Perl, L. Congressional Research Service. November 4, 2020. Available here.

“Anthem Blue Cross Takes Action Amid Pandemic to Address California Housing Crisis.” Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. August 3, 2020. Available here.

“Why Hospitals and Insurers are Paying for Housing for these Patients.” Jagannathan, M. MarketWatch. February 25, 2020. Available here.

“Homeless People Need More Help, Not Stays in Jail: AMA.” Berg, S. American Medical Association. June 12, 2019. Available here.

“Homelessness and Health.” Galea, S. Boston University School of Public Health. December 7, 2018. Available here.

“Safe and Affordable Housing: Social Determinants of Health.” America’s Health Insurance Plans. September 2018. Available here.

“Rx For Health: A Place To Call Home.” Choucair, B., Watts, B. Health Affairs Blog. August 27, 2018. Available here.

“Social Determinants of Health: Predictors of Health Among People Without Homes.” National Health Care for the Homeless Council. October 2016. Available here.

“Special Report: How to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Older Adults.” Goldberg, J., Lang, K., Barrington, V. Justice in Aging. April 2016. Available here.