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HHS released a Spanish version of QuestionBuilder, an app that helps patients and caregivers prepare for their in-person or telehealth appointments, along with a report on Latino patients' access to care.

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The project, supported by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, will fund up to three member hospitals to implement strategies to reduce cardiovascular disease disparities, provide technical assistance to grantees, and disseminate findings and lessons learned to hospital systems nationwide.

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As COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, several states — including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington — have created targeted campaigns to reach marginalized populations disproportionately affected by the public health emergency.

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As we reflect on today’s events, we look ahead to the opportunity to come together as a nation, acknowledge the structural and systemic challenges we still face, and continue the hard but necessary work of building a more just and equitable society.

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The fellowship aims to help physicians transform health care delivery systems, policies, and practices to improve the lives of disadvantaged populations.

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Examine elements of Premier Health’s comprehensive strategic diversity initiative and its impact on COVID-19 disparities.

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The Senate this week will consider a continuing resolution to avert a government shutdown the day before the fiscal year ends. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks committee chairs to draft revised COVID-19 legislation as she reopens negotiations with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on COVID-19 relief.

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In a Sept. 25 letter to Congress, America’s Essential Hospitals urged lawmakers to include policies that bolster the health care safety net as part of legislative efforts to help rectify the unconscionable health inequities among vulnerable populations across the country.

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The initiative is expected to produce recommendations that will form the foundation of a comprehensive, member-driven plan of action on structural racism.

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HHS finalized a rule overhauling the ACA to remove some nondiscrimination protections for transgender individuals and requirements for treating people with limited English proficiency. In a statement, the association said the decision puts the health and safety of vulnerable populations at risk.

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Recent police-involved killings reflect a legacy of injustice and racism that also poses an urgent public health threat. It is incumbent upon health care professionals and systems to confront this and to overcome the inequities that afflict racial and ethnic minorities.

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The Department of Health and Human Services announced two distributions from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, known as the Provider Relief Fund: $4.9 billion for skilled nursing facilities and $500 million for Indian Health Service providers.

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Several states have created task forces to examine racial disparities related to COVID-19. A new tracker shows which states have stay-at-home orders or plans to resume elective procedures. States have authority to allocate CARES Act funding how they see fit, and several states have begun to do so.

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A panel convened by the National Institutes of Health culminated in an evidence report that includes 26 recommendations for improving implementation of proven services to reduce disparities in preventable conditions.

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Leaders from the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems shared how data collection helped member hospitals reduce health disparities and provide culturally competent care.

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The administration's proposed rule, Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities, will worsen access to care and disparities for many of the nation's most vulnerable populations.

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The association expressed concerns about two disparity methods developed to report readmission rates among patients with social risk factors; the deadline for comments has been extended to Dec. 14.

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The agency seeks stakeholder feedback on two disparity methods measuring patient outcomes based on social risk factors; comments are due Dec. 14.

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Discover how The MetroHealth System tackles food insecurity by training community members to teach healthy cultural cooking practices to their peers.

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The hospital-specific reports, available for download through Sept. 24, use dual eligibility as the social risk factor for stratification of readmission rates within a hospital and enable comparison of differences across hospitals.

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The confidential reports, available Aug. 24, will allow hospitals to review two disparity methods that assess performance for patients with social risk factors.

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Letters of intent for this funding opportunity must be submitted by June 28 at 5 pm ET, and full applications are due Sept. 25 at 5 pm ET.

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The report, mandated by Congress and released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, found continued gaps in access to care and other health disparities.

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Attendees gained a comprehensive view of legislative and regulatory action in Washington, D.C, a preview of action in the fall, and our recommendations for messaging and strategy during Congress’ August recess.

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The Eliminating Health Disparities Act of 2017, introduced in April by Rep. Ben Ray Luján, would allow states to apply for Medicaid state plan amendments to establish a Health Disparities Elimination Program.

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How experts at UChicago Medicine are advancing health equity through their CLAS standards assessment and strategic plan.

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Mike King, author of A Spirit of Charity, spoke with America’s Essential Hospitals about reducing health disparities and changing public perceptions.

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The agency examined existing research on vulnerable populations to provide strategies for reducing health disparities.

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Learn how the University of Vermont is improving the health of those struggling with chronic homelessness

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The release marks the first time CMS has provided MA beneficiary experience data stratified by race and ethnicity.

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Tool, developed by association member University of Chicago, shows geographic disparities in health outcomes, health care use, and health care spending.

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Latest Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) patient safety data show gaps in care for racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups have become less pronounced over time.

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Hospitals should stratify data and reduce language barriers to improve equity, thought leaders say in new report.

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The guide focuses on reducing readmissions for racial and ethnic minority groups and is part of the CMS Equity Plan for Improving Quality in Medicare.

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Accountable Health Communities to test whether clinical and community-based services alignment can improve care quality and affordability. CMS offers webinars on grant application process; letters of intent are due Feb. 8.

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