Equal Access to Healthcare in the U.S. Decreases Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Death Rates

Equal Access to Healthcare in the U.S. Decreases Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Death Rates “Access to health care in the United States hinges on a number of factors, including employment status, geographic location and financial resources. Disparities in access to health care can lead to disparities in health; these disparities often fall along racial and ethnic lines. New research shows that when […]

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Veterans Health Administration Coverage Associated with Large Reductions in Medication Nonadherence Among Those with Chronic illness and with Reduced Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities

Veterans Health Administration Coverage Associated with Large Reductions in Medication Nonadherence Among Those with Chronic illness and with Reduced Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities “..High out-of-pocket drug spending worsens adherence and outcomes, especially for patients who are poor, chronically ill, or members of minority groups. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) system provides drugs at minimal cost, […]

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