Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 2:50 PM
The CMS Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) has unveiled the first CMS plan to address health equity in Medicare. The CMS Equity Plan for Improving Quality in Medicare (CMS Equity Plan for Medicare) in an action-oriented plan that focuses on six priority areas and aims to reduce health disparities in four years. The Equity Plan “focuses on Medicare populations that experience disproportionately high burdens of disease, lower quality of care, and barriers accessing care. These include racial and ethnic minorities, sexual and gender minorities, people with disabilities, and those living in rural areas.” Click here to read more from CMS.
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