Disparities In Health Insurance Coverage

Disparities In Health Insurance Coverage, Access, And …

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In the largest and most recent nationally representative sample, we found important differences in health insurance coverage and access to care between individuals in same-sex relationships and those in different-sex relationships for both men and women.

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1. Matern Child Health J. 2019 Dec 23. doi: 10.1007/s10995-019-02857-7. [Epub ahead of print] Disparities in Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care for Children By Mother's Sexual Orientation.

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Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Insurance …

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Health insurance coverage varies substantially between racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, African Americans and people of Hispanic origin had persistently lower insurance coverage rates at all ages. This article describes age- and group-specific dynamics …

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Disparities In Health Insurance Coverage, Access, And …

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Objectives. We used data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to compare health insurance coverage, access to care, and women's cancer screenings for individuals in same-sex versus different-sex relationships. Methods. We estimated logistic regression models by using data on 5265 individuals in same-sex relationships and 802 659 …

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Disparities In Health Insurance Coverage And Access To Care By …

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in 2011, 8.8% of the us population (25.3 million people) had limited english proficiency (lep), reporting that they speak a language other than english at home and they speak english less than “very well.” 1 these figures are rapidly growing as the us population becomes increasingly diverse. 2 lep has been widely documented as a barrier to health …

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Disparities In Insurance Coverage, Health Services Use, And Access

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The objective of this study was to assess trends in health insurance coverage, health service utilization, and health care access among working-age adults with and without disabilities before and after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and to identify current disability-based disparities following full implementation of the

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Using Health Insurance Reform To Reduce Disparities Diabetes …

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Colorado will have zero-dollar cost sharing for certain items and services within three key racial health disparity areas, including diabetes, as part of its new Colorado Option plans that go into effect next year. D.C.’s marketplace currently requires standardized plans in the individual market to cover insulin at no cost to the patient.

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The Convergence Of Racial And Income Disparities In Health …

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Principal findings: While income was a significant predictor of health insurance coverage (a difference of 6.1-7.2% between high- and low-income Americans), race/ethnicity was independently associated with lack of insurance. The combined effect of income and race on insurance coverage was devastating as low-income minorities with bad health had

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The Convergence Of Racial And Income Disparities In Health …

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The combined effect of income and race on insurance coverage was devastating as low-income minorities with bad health had 68% less odds of being insured instead of uninsured or insured for part of the year than high-income Whites with good health.

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Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Insurance Coverage Take …

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Health insurance coverage varies substantially between racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, African Americans and people of Hispanic origin had persistently lower insurance coverage rates at all ages.

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CHDIR Fact Sheet Health Disparities In Health Insurance Coverage

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Key Findings in Health Insurance Coverage Disparities • Insurance coverage is strongly related to better health outcomes. Substantial disparities in uninsured rates were observed among all the demographic and socioeconomic groups. • Disparities by sex existed during both 2004 and 2008, with a higher percentage of males being uninsured.

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Disparities In Health And Health Care: 5 Key Questions And …

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A health care disparity typically refers to differences between groups in health insurance coverage, access to and use of care, and quality of care. The terms “health inequality” and

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What is health care disparities?

A health care disparity typically refers to differences between groups in health insurance coverage, access to and use of care, and quality of care. The terms “health inequality” and “inequity” also are used to refer to disparities.

How can we reduce health disparities between insured and uninsured patients?

Increased access to health care with or without insurance will reduce the importance of disparities in uninsured rates. CDC will accelerate its efforts to eliminate health disparities with a focus on surveillance, analysis, and reporting of disparities and the identification and application of evidence-based strategies to achieve health equity.

How does health insurance coverage differ by race and ethnicity?

Health insurance coverage varies substantially between racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, African Americans and people of Hispanic origin had persistently lower insurance coverage rates at all ages.

Does propensity score matching reduce health insurance disparities?

Propensity score matching did not substantially change the findings. Changes in disparities remained similar, except that the change in health insurance coverage became significant at the 0.05 level (3.4 percentage-point increases, p = 0.023), when propensity score matching was used to balance the sample.

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