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Black Americans Fare Worse Compared to Those Who Are White Across a Majority of Selected Health Measures
All racial and ethnic groups experienced improvements in health coverage, access, and utilization compared to prior to the ACA, but Hispanics and Blacks experienced improvements in the largest number of the examined measures related to coverage, access, and use.
Due to systemic and overt discrimination, Black people are disproportionately affected by high maternal and infant morbidities and mortality. In addition to legislation, addressing systemic discrimination, implicit bias and racism will be integral to achieving equity in maternal health outcomes.
Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Other Pacific Islander (NHOPI) people are a diverse and growing population in the United States, but broad data often mask underlying disparities among subgroups of the population.