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Communities of color suffer from lack of health insurance

Hallman, Charles (2011) Communities of color suffer from lack of health insurance. Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.

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Abstract

Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be fully implemented by the end of 2014, several aspects of it already has been put in place. For instance, young adults and children with preexisting conditions no longer can be denied health insurance because of ACA changes already in effect. Over the next few months the MSR will be highlighting changes yet to come. Healthcare experts and advocates argue that Blacks and other people of color in this country have disproportionately high numbers of uninsured and underinsured adults and children. As a result, the ACA, which became law in March 2010, will...


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: health insurance, disparities, Affordable Care Act
Subjects: Health > Health Equity > Access To Healthcare
Health > Disparities
Health > Policy
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    Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2011 12:36
    Last Modified: 21 Mar 2012 22:24
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3653

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