NPR features Healthy San Francisco

In the national health care debate, Healthy San Francisco—San Francisco Health Plan’s universal coverage program—stands out as a model for publicly funded health care.

National Public Radio featured the Wax client today, and NPR’s corresponding health blog reported that the three-year-old program has lowered the number of hospital stays and the length of stays for plan members, and “[those] changes suggest chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, asthma and hypertension, are being managed better, reducing the need for crisis care.”

Listen to the full NPR story here. 

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