Without a place to call home and caught in a familiar and unwanted cycle of emergency room visits and hospitalizations, James Bastel didn’t eat regularly and wasn’t able to consistently take his medications. His health-related social needs also got in the way of his ability to establish a regular relationship with a doctor or clinic.
Elevance Health associates are committed to their communities and take pride in helping the people we’re privileged to serve. During Elevance Health Volunteer Days – a company-wide season of service in September and October – more than 2,000 associates and their guests gave back to their communities, with a special emphasis on food as medicine and food insecurity.
“The average American commutes one hour a day.” “The average American sees a doctor four times a year.” How many times have you heard statistics like this?
The often-discussed “average American” is a combination of the American people’s diverse traits, needs, and experiences to develop one generic point of reference.