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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health: Progress Report on Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health has released this implementation progress report on its Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, which was adopted in 2011.   68 more words

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Equity Plan for Improving Quality in Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health has published this first-ever Equity Plan for Improving Quality in Medicare.  The Equity Plan focuses on Medicare populations that experience disproportionately high burdens of disease, lower quality of care, and barriers accessing care. 129 more words

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California Department of Public Health: Portrait of Promise - California Statewide Plan to Promote Health and Mental Health Equity

The California Department of Public Health’s Office of Health Equity has released its statewide plan to promote health and mental health equity.  The plan is the first demographic report and statewide strategic plan from the OHE since it was established in 2012. 338 more words

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Quality Field Notes - Issue Brief on Equity

This issue brief on equity from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation describes efforts by its Aligning Forces for Quality program sites to reduce disparities in the quality of care for racial and ethnic minorities. 85 more words

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Mathematica Policy Research: Reducing Health Care Disparities - Where Are We Now?

This issue brief from Mathematica Policy Research examines current progress on reducing health care disparities, based on a literature search and key informant interviews with eight national researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders. 181 more words

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National Quality Forum: Risk Adjustment for Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity

The National Quality Forum (NQF) has initiated a new project on risk adjustment for socioeconomic status (SES), race, and ethnicity in measuring and reporting on health care quality measures.   534 more words

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