During its first year, a social determinants of health pilot project in Newark cut the participants' total cost of care by 25%. The “Newark Initiative” launched in 2017 as a collaboration between Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health (RWJBH) and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon). For the pilot, Horizon and RWJBH assembled a care team with a Horizon care transformation specialist, nurses, a personal health assistant, a health system-based social worker, and community health workers recruited from the target neighborhoods. The care team members met with the identified Horizon members to learn about the non-medical . . .