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SASH Collaboration with OneCare Vermont Advances Health Innovation and Slows Costs

Funding from OneCare Vermont – the organization leading the state’s “all payer” experiment in health-care reform -- is keeping an innovative and proven system of support for vulnerable Vermonters called SASH (Support and Services at Home) operating in all corners of Vermont.

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Forbes Magazine Highlights SASH as a Way to Reduce Medical Costs for Older Adults

Forbes magazine presents SASH as a model for other states to emulate, honing in on the latest federal evaluation showing significant savings in Medicare/Medicaid costs, as well as happier, healthier people.

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Federal Study Links SASH to Medicaid Savings for Long-Term Care

A new federal evaluation of Vermont’s groundbreaking “Support and Services at Home” (SASH) program, released July 12, 2019, shows significantly slower growth in the cost of long-term institutional care for very low-income SASH participants compared to non-participants.

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New Federal Study Links Vermont’s SASH Program to Medicaid Savings for Long-Term Care

The latest federal evaluation of Vermont’s groundbreaking “Support and Services at Home” (SASH) program, released July 12, shows significantly slower growth in the cost of long-term institutional care for very low-income SASH participants living in most areas of the state compared to non-participants.

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National Journal Highlights Study Showing that SASH Reduces Emergency Room and Specialist Visits

An August 2018 article published in the national research journal Cityscape reports that Vermont’s groundbreaking “Support and Services at Home” (SASH) program for older adults and people with disabilities is slowing the growth of Medicare expenditures in emergency-room visits and specialist services.

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SASH Featured in U.S. News & World Report

SASH participant Jeanne Daley is featured in an article in U.S. News about her overall improvement in health and emotional well-being since moving into a residence where SASH is offered.

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SASH Shown to Reduce Costs for Emergency Department and Specialist Visits

A study published in the national HUD research journal Cityscape identifies the traits of SASH groups (“panels”) that have the biggest bang when it comes to reducing Medicare expenditures.

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Four-Year SASH Evaluation Shows Continued Positive Health Outcomes & Medicare Savings

Improved health, slowed Medicare expenditures and more health-savvy older adults: these are the findings of the latest federally funded, third-party evaluation of older adults living in Vermont affordable-housing communities and enrolled in SASH® (Support and Services at Home)

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SASH & Vermont Foodbank Renew Partnership, Extending Foodbank’s Reach Statewide

The Vermont Foodbank and SASH® (Support and Services at Home, a comprehensive care-coordination model managed through nonprofit housing organizations throughout Vermont), have extended their partnership for a third year.

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HUD Launches Nationwide Demonstration of Senior Wellness Program Modeled after SASH

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has named 40 senior housing developments in seven states that will pilot a program modeled after SASH®, the innovative, supportive-services housing model created by Cathedral Square Corporation of South Burlington, Vermont.