Check out the opinion article below from the 5/27 Issue of the New York Times written by Former Secretary of Treasury Robert E. Rubin and by Dr. Kenneth L. Davis, President & CEO of Mount Sinai Health System. They both point out that if the U.S. would increase spending on social programs like housing, health care costs would fall due to strengthening of the “social detriments of health”.
A Secret to Better Health Care
It seems obvious: better social services. So why are things like food stamps and housing not part of the conversation?