Each year, The Hunger College New York City Food Policy Center releases a class of the city’s 40 individuals under 40 who are working to transform and improve the food system. We are honored to have had many staff membe…
10.1.20 / Policy
God’s Love Provides Medically Tailored Meals to Eligible Medicaid Health and Recovery Plans Clients through EmblemHealth
As of October 1, EmblemHealth is covering medically tailored, home-delivered meals for Medicaid and Health and Recovery Plan (HARP) members under certain EmblemHealth value-based provider (VBP) agreements.
Our meal intervention program offers their members a three-step approach to address social determinants of health such as food insecurity and malnutrition. Patients referred to the program will receive:
- A nutritional assessment by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).
- Evidence-based, medically tailored meals that address patients’ specific medical circumstances.
- Ongoing nutrition education and counseling.
Dorella Walters, our Senior Director of External Program Affairs is working around the clock to expand access to medically tailored meals by developing partnerships with health care plans and providers. For more information, visit the EmblemHealth page here.
6.9.21 / Policy
On Monday, June 7, Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts, Chair of the Committee on Rules in the House and Co-Chair of the House Hunger Caucus visited God’s Love for a tour and a volunteer shift. Congressman McGovern is a …
4.9.21 / Policy
The vital themes of this year’s National Public Health Week – especially advancing racial equity, strengthening community, building COVID-19 resistance and elevating the essential and health workforce – resonate deeply with o…