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Barbara Lee, Tri-Caucus Members Introduce the Health Equity and Accountability Act

DeKleer , Kristal (2011) Barbara Lee, Tri-Caucus Members Introduce the Health Equity and Accountability Act. Press Release. UNSPECIFIED.

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Today, Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) introduced the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2011, a bill that complements the efforts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and focuses on eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities. The bill was formally introduced today by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Chair of CAPAC’s Healthcare Taskforce, and included 68 original cosponsors. “This legislation will serve a vital purpose in our nation’s health care system, bringing health equity to all corners of our nation,” said Rep. Barbara Lee, Chair of the Healthcare Task…


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Item Type: Report Document or other Monograph (Press Release)
Uncontrolled Keywords: health care system, Affordable Care Act, disparities
Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Policy
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    Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2011 10:56
    Last Modified: 21 Mar 2012 22:25
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3301

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