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Food Insecurity, Healthcare Utilization and High Cost: A Longitudinal Cohort Study

Food insecurity is a complex issue with growing research to support its connection to chronic health problems and increased health care use and costs. This health-focused asset finds that food insecurity is associated with increased health care utilization with regards to emergency department visits, inpatient admissions and the length of patient stay, and proposes additional testing of food insecurity interventions to better understand the impact on health systems change.  For more information, click on the resource below.


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