This series of fact sheets explains why cutting health care programs like Medicaid and Medicare in an effort to reduce spending will hurt American families and the economy.
Shows the number of people in each state who have cancer, diabetes, chronic lung disease, or heart disease and who rely on Medicaid, including breakdowns by racial and ethnic group.
Find out how the 2009 reauthorization of CHIP will help children across the country and strengthen the country's health care system.
Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA): Addressing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
Explains several new provisions in CHIPRA that are designed to address disparities in children’s health coverage and care; includes a list of action steps for advocates.
Did you know that American Indian & Alaska Natives are 15% more likely to have heart disease as non-Hispanic whites? Learn about some of the common health disparities affecting the American Indians & Alaska Natives.
Did you know that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are 80 percent more likely to die of liver cancer compared to non-Hispanic Whites? Learn about some of the common health disparities affecting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Data shows that African Americans suffer more from certain health conditions than non-Hispanic whites.
Did you know that Latinos are six times as likely to have tuberculosis as non-Hispanic whites? Learn about some of the common health disparities affecting Latinos.
Find out how certain racial and ethnic health disparities are undermining our communities and our health system.