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Health Equity and the Affordable Care Act – Summary

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This publication briefly summarizes the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provisions that advance health equity, including those related to health care coverage, delivery and payment reform, and areas specific to disparities, such as data collection and cultural competence. It also looks at what Colorado has done in these areas to achieve health equity, and summarizes lessons learned in Colorado and other states.

Learn about the health equity issues affecting Coloradans at Collective Colorado, a publication of The Colorado Trust.