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‘Kentucky Health’ discusses homelessness as a healthcare cost


‘Kentucky Health’ discusses homelessness as a healthcare cost

For Release: 04/01/24 12:44 PM

If providing housing for the unhoused would reduce healthcare costs, would you be in favor of the allocation of such funds?

On this episode of Kentucky Health, host Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Tom Walton, a population health consultant with the University of Louisville, about housing as a healthcare cost.

Kentucky Health
KET Sunday, April 7 • 1:30/12:30 pm
KET2 Monday, April 8 • 2/1 pm
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Kentucky Health is a KET production, hosted by retired Louisville surgeon Dr. Wayne Tuckson and produced by Christie Dutton.

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