Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities Through Health Care Reform: State Experience
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) provides an opportunity for states to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care. As states roll out health care reform implementation, they can use disparities data to inform their actions. This issue brief was prepared by NASHP for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It provides examples of how states can integrate health equity into health care reform and insurance exchange implementation.