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Study: Some Disparities Remain Even With ACA

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by Thomas Beaton

While the Affordable Care Act has helped to significantly reduce care and access disparities between socioeconomic groups, more work is needed to create true coverage equity, according to a new study from Oregon Health and Sciences University.

Between 2012 and 2015, the rate of uninsured visits to community health centers (CHCs) decreased by 68 percent for white patients, but the rate for Hispanic patients decreased by only half as much.

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