On February 28, 2018, Health Partners Plans (HPP), a not-for-profit health plan in Pennsylvania, released a "call to action" report on positive outcomes resulting from a partnership with the Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA). MANNA is a Philadelphia non-profit organization whose goal is to bring food to those in the area who have serious diseases. HPP implemented MANNA's "Food as Medicine Model," and as of February, had provided more than 530,000 medically tailored meals to its most chronically ill Medicaid and Medicare members with life-threatening illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, malnutrition, and . . .
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