Thursday, March 23, 2023

Healthcare Coverage Lags Among Young Latino Men

            According to a new study released by the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, male Latino millenials account for the highest proportion of uninsured Americans in the United States.   The report found that 28 percent of adult males between the ages of […]

Affordable Care Act Upheld: How does it affect Hispanics?

The Supreme Court has upheld the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) Thursday morning in a monumental ruling set to impact millions of people in the United States. Hispanics will benefit from the already created Office of Minority Health and its efforts  toward eliminating health disparities. One in 6 Hispanic seniors suffer from preexisting conditions and will be […]

New HHS Survey Standards will Help Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Among Latinos

In an effort to improve its ability to highlight disparities in health status and target interventions to reduce them, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced final standards to more consistently measure race, ethnicity, sex, primary language, and disability status yesterday. “It is our job to get a better understanding of why disparities […]