Issue Brief: HCFANY 2014 Agenda to Address Health Disparities Based on Race and Ethnicity

Posted July 24, 2014 by Amanda

Our 2014 agenda to address health disparities includes (1) Targeting outreach and enrollment efforts; (2) supporting consumer assistance programs; (3) improving the “no wrong-door” policy on NY State of Health; (4) addressing disparities based on language; (5) enhancing and enforcing standards for health plans sold through the Marketplace; (6) collecting and disseminating adequate data on health disparities; (7) creating ongoing mechanisms to address health disparities; and (8) increasing overall affordability and quality of health care coverage.