DC Greens Produce Rx: Produce Prescription Program Spotlight

The DC Greens Produce Rx Program allows participating healthcare providers in Washington, DC, to prescribe fresh fruits and vegetables to patients with diet-related chronic diseases who are experiencing food insecurity. To be eligible for the program individuals must be DC residents, DC Medicaid or DC Healthcare Alliance members, at least 18 years old, and diagnosed with hypertension, pre-diabetes, or diabetes. Participants currently receive $80 per month for 18 months to be used to purchase fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables from participating Giant retailers.

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