State Purchasing and Regulation of Health Care Services: A Snapshot of Strategies to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

As policy makers – and as purchasers of health care services for a sizable share of the market – states have unique opportunities to leverage their regulatory and purchasing power to address racial and ethnic health disparities. This study provides a snapshot of the use of purchasing and the regulation of health care services to reduce these disparities and examines the involvement of states’ Offices of Minority Health in the purchasing and regulation of health care services.

The report is available here:

State Purchasing and Regulation of Health Care Services

 

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