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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.