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Trillium launches new pilot program to provide opportunities to high-risk patients

Trillium Health Resources is carrying out a new, non-medical pilot program in 15 counties to assist high risk health plan members with services to improve their well-being. (Courtesy Port City Daily)

NORTH CAROLINA — Trillium Health Resources is carrying out a new, non-medical pilot program in 15 counties to assist high risk health plan members with services to improve their well-being.

The program began on Wednesday. Services include housing, interpersonal safety, food, and transportation to medicaid patients with designated physical or behavioral health issues, such as chronic conditions or adverse childhood experiences, and at least one social risk factor, including:

  • Homelessness or housing insecurity
  • Food insecurity
  • Transportation insecurity
  • At risk of witnessing or experiencing interpersonal violence

The fifteen counties in the pilot program include:

  • New Hanover
  • Brunswick
  • Pender
  • Columbus
  • Bladen
  • Onslow
  • Beaufort
  • Bertie
  • Chowan
  • Edgecombe
  • Halifax
  • Hertford
  • Martin
  • Northampton
  • Pitt

Patients can find more information about the program on Trillium’s website.


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