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Meals on Wheels Turns to Home Care to Help Win Medicare Advantage Partners

Posted on Monday, August 12, 2019 1:07 PM

Meals on Wheels is more than just a meal delivery service, they are also providing home assessments on their clients.  When a representative delivers a meal, they can observe the client’s condition, their home and their overall well-being.

Due to Medicare Advantage allowing for more flexibility going forward, Meals on Wheels has partnered with Humana and Aetna. 

“Social determinants of health aren’t happening in a vacuum,” panelist and Humana Senior Population Health Strategy Lead Jennifer Spear said. “People are not just food insecure, they’re not just lonely, they’re not just medication insecure. … Through Meals on Wheels, we are actually addressing at least three of those [social determinants] when we look at transportation and food insecurity as well as social isolation and loneliness.”

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