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Priority: Housing is Health Care

The Montana Business Case for a Supportive Housing Benefit

This report presents the business case for creating a Medicaid benefit to cover supportive housing services for beneficiaries who are experiencing homelessness and have high healthcare service costs. The report was commissioned by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and the Montana Healthcare Foundation and was conducted by the Corporation for Supportive … Continued

Montana Medicaid Supportive Housing Services Crosswalk

Recognizing the positive impacts supportive housing can have on individuals’ health and well-being, housing stability, and healthcare utilization, this report examines the extent to which supportive housing services align with existing benefits covered by Montana’s Medicaid program. The report was commissioned by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and the Montana Healthcare … Continued

Assessing the Costs of Chronic Homelessness in the Gallatin Valley

Funded through a grant from the Montana Healthcare Foundation, Human Resource Development Council of District IX embarked on a research project to understand the current community costs and the most cost effective approach to addressing chronic homelessness. Specifically, the project aimed to identify any correlation between the impacts of housing on health outcomes. The study … Continued