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Why won’t Medicare deliver food to sick seniors, if it could get them healthy?

(By Nicholas Florko for STAT)

WASHINGTON – Some twelve percent of traditional Medicare beneficiaries have heart failure. Roughly a quarter have diabetes. There’s early evidence suggesting that both conditions — and a slew of others — could be better managed with pre-made healthy meals.

So why doesn’t Medicare try out delivering food to sick seniors? Continue reading here…

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