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Not Separate but Still Unequal

Racial and Ethnic Disaparities in Health Care

By Erica R. Berry

Despite a decline in overt discrimination, racial and ethnic minorities continue to experience disparities in all aspects of the U.S. health care delivery system, including access to services, treatment options, health status, and treatment outcomes. Recognizing why these issues are not effectively addressed, legal services advocates can avail of methods to identify health care discrimination and strategies for confronting and overcoming racial and ethnic disparities in health care.

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