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  • Studies suggest access to affordable, stable housing may improve health outcomes and decrease health care costs.   
  • The majority of states incorporate some supportive housing-related services in their Medicaid programs through waivers or state plan amendments.
  • One study showed certain people struggling to pay for housing spent 13% less on food, 40% less on health care and 23% less on transportation than their peers who could afford housing.
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