Administration, Lawmakers, Advocates Push Health Care Equity Measures

By Maya Goldman / January 29, 2021 at 4:02 PM
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) promised at the Families USA annual conference Thursday (Jan. 28) he would work on expanding coverage, which Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) and COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force Lead Marcella Nunez-Smith hailed as a crucial part of creating an equitable health care system. Speakers also touched on the need to tackle social determinants of health as part of the COVID-19 pandemic response and beyond. Schumer said expanding coverage is particularly important for people of color...

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