W&M Looks At Reducing COVID-19 Disparities Through Medicaid

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / May 27, 2020 at 6:54 PM
The House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday held a hearing looking at ways to mitigate the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, as one hospital group and a beneficiary advocacy organization called on Congress to focus on improving access to health insurance, particularly Medicaid, to address the issue. The hearing came after a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the effect of COVID-19 on minority groups is still emerging but “current data...

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