How Can a Private Practice Healthcare Clinic Help Achieve Health Equity?

How Can a Private Practice Healthcare Clinic Help Achieve Health Equity?

Health equity means that patients’ social, economic, or cultural demographics do not determine their ability to access quality healthcare. While public clinics have made strides toward improving the accessibility of care, many private healthcare practices have overlooked simple ways to do their part in addressing this critical problem. What is health equity? The American Public...

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3 Things to Remember About the Health Insurance Coverage Gap

3 Things to Remember About the Health Insurance Coverage Gap

So, what happens to those people in the 19 states who make too much money to be eligible for Medicaid, but who make too little money to be eligible for a subsidy?  They fall into the dreaded “coverage gap” – and people in this group generally aren’t subject to the IRS penalties for their failure to purchase insurance.  (Although this doesn’t address the greater problem: they don’t have...

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