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What is at Stake for Health and Health Care Disparities under ACA Repeal?

Issue Brief
  1. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and 5th Anniversary Update on the National Quality Strategy, (Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2015), https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqdr15/2015nhqdr.pdf.

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  2. Thomas LaVeist, Darrell Gaskin, and Patrick Richard, The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States, (Washington, DC: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, September 2009), http://www.hhnmag.com/ext/resources/inc-hhn/pdfs/resources/Burden_Of_Health_FINAL_0.pdf.

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  3. Sandra L. Colby and Jennifer M. Ortman, Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: 2014 to 2060, (Washington, D.C., U.S. Census Bureau, March 2015), https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2015/demo/p25-1143.pdf.

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  4. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and 5th Anniversary Update on the National Quality Strategy, op cit. and Samantha Artiga et. al., Key Facts on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2016), http://files.kff.org/attachment/Chartpack-Key-Facts-on-Health-and-Health-Care-by-Race-and-Ethnicity.

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  5. Samantha Artiga et. al., Key Facts on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity, op cit.

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  6. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and 5th Anniversary Update on the National Quality Strategy, op cit.

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  7. Kaiser Family Foundation, Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in the U.S., (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2016), http://kff.org/disparities-policy/issue-brief/health-and-access-to-care-and-coverage-for-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-individuals-in-the-u-s/; Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Overview of Health Coverage for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, August 2012), http://www.kff.org/uninsured/8343.cfm; and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2013 National Healthcare Disparities Report, (Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2014), https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/publications/files/2013nhdr.pdf.

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  8. Samantha Artiga, et. al., Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity: Examining Changes Under the ACA and the Remaining Uninsured, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, November 2016), http://kff.org/disparities-policy/issue-brief/health-coverage-by-race-and-ethnicity-examining-changes-under-the-aca-and-the-remaining-uninsured/ and Rachel Garfield, et. al., The Uninsured: A Primer – Key Facts about Health Insurance and the Uninsured in the Wake of National Health Reform, (Washington, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, November 2016), http://kff.org/uninsured/report/the-uninsured-a-primer-key-facts-about-health-insurance-and-the-uninsured-in-the-wake-of-national-health-reform/.

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  9. Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Key Facts About the Uninsured Population, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, September 2016), http://kff.org/uninsured/fact-sheet/key-facts-about-the-uninsured-population/.

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  10. Harry J Heiman and Samantha Artiga, Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity, op cit.

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  11. Office of Minority Health, National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care: A Blueprint for Advancing and Sustaining CLAS Policy and Practice, (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, April 2013), https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/pdfs/EnhancedCLASStandardsBlueprint.pdf and The Commonwealth Fund, State and Federal Efforts to Enhance Access to Basic Health Care, (New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund, March 2010), http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/states-in-action/2010/mar/march-april-2010/feature/feature.

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  12. Department of Health and Human Services, HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, op cit.

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  13. Kaiser Family Foundation, Summary of the Affordable Care Act, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, April 2013), http://kff.org/health-reform/fact-sheet/summary-of-the-affordable-care-act/.

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  14. Julia Paradise, et. al., Community Health Centers: Recent Growth and the Role of the ACA, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, January 2017), http://kff.org/report-section/community-health-centers-recent-growth-and-the-role-of-the-aca-issue-brief/.

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  15. Kaiser Family Foundation, Summary of the Affordable Care Act, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, April 2013), http://kff.org/health-reform/fact-sheet/summary-of-the-affordable-care-act/.

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  16. Ibid.

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  17. Larisa Antonisse, et. al., The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, February 2017), http://kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/the-effects-of-medicaid-expansion-under-the-aca-updated-findings-from-a-literature-review/.

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  18. Samantha Artiga and Anthony Damico, Health and Health Coverage in the South: A Data Update, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, February 2016), http://kff.org/disparities-policy/issue-brief/health-and-health-coverage-in-the-south-a-data-update/.

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  19. Michael E Martinez, Emily P Zammitti, and Roben A Cohen, Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January-September 2016, (Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, February 2017), https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201702.pdf.

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  20. Samantha Artiga, et. al., Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity: Examining Changes Under the ACA and the Remaining Uninsured, op cit.

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  21. Ibid.

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  22. Congressional Budget Office (CBO), American Health Care Act: Budget Reconciliation Recommendations of the house Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, March 9, 2017, (Washington, DC: CBO, March 2017), https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/americanhealthcareact.pdf.

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  23. Ibid.

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  24. Kaiser Family Foundation, Summary of the American Health Care Act, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, March 2017), http://files.kff.org/attachment/Proposals-to-Replace-the-Affordable-Care-Act-Summary-of-the-American-Health-Care-Act.

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  25. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Accomplishing CDC’s Mission with Investments from the Prevention & Public Health Fund, FY 2010- FY 2016, (Atlanta, GA: CDC, n.d.), https://www.cdc.gov/funding/documents/cdc-pphf-funding-impact.pdf.

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  26. Samantha Artiga, et. al., Views of Governors and Insurance Commissioners on ACA Repeal and Changes to Medicaid: Responses to a Congressional Request for State Input on Health Reform, (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, March 2017), http://kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/views-of-governors-and-insurance-commissioners-on-aca-repeal-and-changes-to-medicaid-responses-to-a-congressional-request-for-state-input-on-health-reform/.

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