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Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times Survey of Chicago Residents

This new partnership survey probes the views and experiences of Chicago’s residents, including issues of crime and policing, race relations, and life in Chicago’s neighborhoods.

Issue Brief

Privately Insured Black and Hispanic Adults Fare Worse Than Their White Counterparts

The findings also show that Blacks and Hispanics have less confidence in their ability to afford medical costs.

Issue Brief

Health Coverage and Care for Immigrants

Findings show that noncitizens continue to face barriers to accessing health coverage and care.
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Issue Brief

How Will People of Color Be Affected If Their State Does Not Expand Medicaid?

Among adults, people of color are nearly twice as likely to be uninsured than Whites (20% vs. 11%). Hispanic adults are at the highest risk of lacking coverage with more than one in four uninsured (27%), while 16% of Black adults are uninsured.

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Issue Brief

Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity

This brief provides an overview of the broad factors that influence health and describes emerging efforts to address them, including initiatives within Medicaid.

Data Portrait

Health and Health Coverage in the South

Southerners as a group are generally more likely than those in the rest of the nation to have certain chronic illnesses and to experience worse health outcomes.

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