A new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health looks at racial, ethnic and gender differences on 27 clinical quality and eight patient experience measures for beneficiaries with Medicare Advantage health and drug plans in 2015-2016. The data are from the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set and the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For more on health care disparities and how hospital and health systems are working to eliminate them, visit www.aha.org. April is National Minority Health Month.
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