Blacks Report Delaying Care More Than Whites During Pandemic

New findings from the Urban Institute offer another insight into how the pandemic has exacerbated racial and ethnic health care disparities , as Black adults reported being more likely than white or Latino adults to delay or forgo care. According to the UI Coronavirus Tracking Survey, as of September more than one-third of non-elderly adults reported postponing or going without health care during the pandemic due to either concerns about contracting COVID-19 or limited services from providers. Nearly 40% of...
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Inside Drug Pricing - 02/22/2021
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Blacks Report Delaying Care More Than Whites During Pandemic

New findings from the Urban Institute offer another insight into how the pandemic has exacerbated racial and ethnic health care disparities , as Black adults reported being more likely than white or Latino adults to delay or forgo care. According to the UI Coronavirus Tracking Survey, as of September more than one-third of non-elderly adults reported postponing or going without health care during the pandemic due to either concerns about contracting COVID-19 or limited services from providers. Nearly 40% of...
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FDA Week - 02/26/2021
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Vol. 27, No. 8
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Inside CMS - 02/25/2021
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Vol. 24, No. 8
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Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 02/24/2021
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Governors To Biden: Coordinate Pharmacy, FQHC Vaccine Distributions

Governors are asking President Joe Biden for more control over where the federal government sends COVID-19 vaccines, especially given the new federal distributions to pharmacies, and they want the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to discern between state and federally run programs when it compiles data on vaccination rates. National Governors Association Chair and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), along with colleagues in other states, asked Biden in a letter Monday (Feb. 15) to help Americans better understand...
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Vol. 24, No. 8

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