Fact Sheet: Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity

Below are the facts that outline racial and ethnic health care disparities in the United States. The reports “ Easing the Burden: Using Health Care Reform to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care for the Chronically Ill” and “ Measuring the Gaps: Collecting Data to Drive Improvements in Health Care Disparities” outline how robust implementation of provisions in the Affordable Care Act can help address these disparities and ensure that all Americans, regardless of race and ethnicity, get the quality health care services they need when they need them.

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“Fact Sheet: Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity”
By Lesley Russell
Center for American Progress. 16 December 2010