JAMA Forum: Evidence Suggest That Meal Assistance Programs Do More Than “Sound Good”

My latest over at the JAMA Forum:

About a year ago, Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), got himself into a bit of trouble when he argued that cuts to the Community Development Block Grant program were justifiable because those programs were “just not showing any results.” The example he used—Meals on Wheels—as programs we can’t fund “just because they sound good” elicited a significant amount of pushback, even from me.

new study argues that such programs are even better than we thought.

Go read all about it.


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