Health Disparities Round-Up – April 24, 2015

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut: CT Ranks Near Bottom in New Hospital Rating – “Medicare released the new Hospital Compare system, a five-star rating system for hospital quality … Read More

Storify of #HCSMCT Tweetchat on the ACA Special Enrollment Period

A recap on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Tweetchat with #HCSMCT. [View the story “#HCSMCT Tweetchat on ACA Special Enrollment Period” on Storify]

The Commonwealth Fund Shows Us How Expanding Medicaid Improves Health For Latinos

The expansion of Medicaid has been hotly contested guideline of the Affordable Care Act, and 27 states have refused to expand Medicaid eligibility guidelines, thus effectively denying coverage for hundreds of thousands of people nationally. The Commonwealth Fund, a foundation dedicated to promoting health care reform though increasing access to … Read More

Reforming health care: what are the next steps

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the rate of those uninsured continues to drop. According to a new study from Gallup, nearly 9 in 10 US adults now have health insurance. The poll tracked several demographics groups which showed significant decline percentage of being uninsured, including: African-Americans: The uninsured rate … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – April 17, 2015

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. CTPost.com: Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 US adults now have health insurance – “WASHINGTON (AP) — Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now … Read More