Posted September 7, 2011 by Amanda
HCFANY’s Racial & Ethnic Disparities Task Force is a subproject of HCFANY which guides our work involving health equity. In 2011-2012, HCFANY’s Racial & Ethnic Disparities Task Force will be focusing work around the following priorities: Promoting language access in health coverage Requiring uniform data collection and reporting Promoting cultural competency training for medical professionals Promoting Community Health Centers
Posted May 4, 2011 by Amanda
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) presents a unique opportunity to comprehensively address health disparities in New York. Under the new law, states must establish health insurance Exchanges by 2014, including passing legislation to do so. These Exchanges present several new provisions–and new opportunities–for states to reduce health disparities across race, ethnicity, disability status, gender, and language.