Changing the Terms: How Communities are Leveraging Health Care for PSH Capacity

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Conference Presentation | July 22, 2013

Files: Changing the Terms: How Communities are Leveraging Health Care for Permanent Supportive Housing Capacity by Karen Batia,, et al. (PDF | 3.79 MB | 76 slides)

This half-day session is for policy experts and homeless assistance leaders engaged in community-wide efforts to end chronic homelessness, and will highlight communities with new initiatives under way that integrate elements of health care reform with targeted supportive housing solutions. Topics include housing strategies, Medicaid financing, and organizational relationships. Presenters will offer perspectives on overcoming barriers to integrating housing and health care. Five communities will be highlighted: Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Portland (OR). Cosponsored by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness and 100,000 Homes RSVPs were requested, space is limited.