Thursday, March 1, 2012

Now in Effect: Affordable Care Act Requirements for Disparities Data Collection

Understanding and Fighting Health Disparities

Effective March 2012
To help understand and reduce persistent health disparities, the law requires any ongoing or new federal health program to collect and report racial, ethnic, and language data. The Secretary of Health and Human Services will use this data to help identify and reduce disparities.

Read more about these new standards.

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