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Racial, Ethnic Disparities In Long-Term Care Remain Among Older Adults Despite Passage Of ACA

November 9, 2023


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The passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act sought to increase access to healthcare by lowering the cost of insurance and expanding Medicaid, however, new research from U-M experts shows that racial and ethnic disparities in aging needs among older adults persist today. Geoffrey Hoffman, Ph.D., M.P.H, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing and expert on quality of care for older adults, comments on the study and what’s next for equity in health care access for vulnerable populations.

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