Ten years of the ACA: improvements in healthcare's racial disparities, but still a ways to go

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Mon, 03/16/2020 - 5:30pm

 

The U.S. healthcare system has long been plagued by disparities in insurance coverage and access to care related to race and ethnicity. According to new research published in the journal Health Affairs, coverage has increased since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law ten years ago but disparities still persist.

To learn more, KBOO reporter Doug McVay spoke with one of the report’s co-authors, Professor Thomas Buchmueller.

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