Expansion of Child Health Insurance Significantly Improves Health of Black and Latino Children

Expansion of Child Health Insurance Significantly Improves Health of Black and Latino Children “Racism is a core social determinant of health that is a driver of health inequities. The World Health Organization defines social determinants of health as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age.” These determinants are influenced by […]

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Black and Hispanic Youth Receive Less Outpatient Mental Health Care than White Children

Black and Hispanic Youth Receive Less Outpatient Mental Health Care than White Children “..We examined racial and ethnic disparities in children’s and young adults’ receipt of mental health and substance abuse care using nationally representative data from the 2006–2012 Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys. Blacks’ and Hispanics’ visit rates (and per capita expenditures) were about half […]

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