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Title Achieving health equity via the Affordable Care Act : promises, provisions, and making reform a reality for diverse patients : workshop summary / Karen M. Anderson and Steve Olson, rapporteurs ; Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Imprint Washington, DC : National Academies Press, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource (1 PDF file (xv, 84 pages)) : illustrations
Note Title from PDF title page.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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This activity was supported by a contract and grants between the National Academy of Sciences and Aetna Foundation (12-03699); Connecticut Health Foundation; Kaiser Permanente Program Offices Community Benefit II at the East Bay Community Foundation (20121256); The Kresge Foundation (245367); Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. (2414); Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (70286); and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration (HHSH25034010T). The views presented in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the activity.
Version viewed February 9, 2016.
Subject United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- Congresses.
United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (United States)
Discrimination in medical care -- United States -- States -- Congresses.
Health services accessibility -- Standards -- United States -- States -- Congresses.
Minorities -- Medical care -- Standards -- United States -- States -- Congresses.
Race discrimination -- United States -- States -- Congresses.
Health Equity -- organization & administration.
Healthcare Disparities -- standards.
Healthcare Disparities -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Patient-Centered Care -- organization & administration.
United States.
United States.
Genre Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Introduction and themes of the Workshop -- The potential of the ACA to reduce health disparities -- The ACA and Health equity -- The patient-centered medical home -- The safety net and beyond -- Consumer engagement -- References.
Summary Since its creation by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2007, the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities has been fostering dialogue on racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care, examining the development of programs and strategies to reduce disparities, and encouraging the emergence of new leadership focused on health equity. For the past several years, a prominent topic of discussion within the roundtable has been the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA has multiple provisions specific to race, ethnicity, and language and other provisions with significant implications for racially and ethnically diverse populations. In April 2013, the roundtable held a workshop to address many issues surrounding the ACA, including expansion of coverage, delivery systems, and access points, service delivery and payment reform, public-private partnerships, and challenges to the safety net. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Other Author Olson, Steve, 1956- rapporteur.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities, issuing body.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.), issuing body.
Achieving Health Equity via the Affordable Care Act: Promises, Provisions, and Making Reform a Reality for Diverse Patients (Workshop) (2013 : Hartford, Conn.)
Other Title Print version: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Achieving health equity via the Affordable Care Act : promises, provisions, and making reform a reality for diverse patients : workshop summary. Washington, District of Columbia : The National Academies Press, ©2015 84 pages 9780309294638
Other Title Achieving health equity via the ACA