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How Provider Bias Harms Women in Pain

How Provider Bias Harms Women in Pain

A female ER patient cannot bear the burden of a provider’s biases.  It’s crucial that providers – especially those in the emergency or urgent clinical settings – critically examine each patient, without regard for the patient’s gender.  But what happens when these biases are unconscious (which they undoubtedly are in most...

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How to Comply with the Affordable Care Act’s Nondiscrimination Mandate

How to Comply with the Affordable Care Act’s Nondiscrimination Mandate

If you still decide that you’re not covered by its requirements, be forewarned: if HHS investigates you for discrimination and determines you’re not a “covered entity,” it has specified that it will simply refer the case to another federal agency that does have the ability to penalize you for...

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