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Health Care Inequality

A Human-Rights Lens on the Affordable Care Act

Risa E. Kaufman | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Risa E. Kaufman

By extending health care coverage to new, under-served groups, the ACA squarely responds to concerns repeatedly raised by international human rights bodies and experts about racial disparities in U.S. health care policy.

Closing the Health Care Gap

Rep. Donna M. Christensen | Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Donna M. Christensen

I left my family practice of 21 years to make a difference in the health care and health status of communities like mine, which have long suffered from the impact of health inequities. It has been my main focus since coming to Washington.