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In Medicare, Black and Hispanic Individuals Account for Disproportionate Share of COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations
Among Medicare beneficiaries, the latest data released in June 2020 from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services indicates that Black and Hispanic individuals represent a disproportionate share of cases and hospitalizations due to the coronavirus.
This graphic shows that access to abortion will be increasingly difficult for people living in Louisiana if SCOTUS upholds the state’s hospital admitting privileges law.
In 2019, median savings among adults ages 65 and older were substantially lower for Black and Hispanic than White seniors. Approximately 1 in 4 Black and Hispanic seniors had no savings at all. Learn more in this Chart of the Week.
Black Americans Fare Worse Compared to Those Who Are White Across a Majority of Selected Health Measures
In 18 States, Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities Account for at Least Half of Their COVID-19 Deaths
As of May 14, 18 states are reporting that deaths due to COVID-19 occurring in long-term care facilities account for at least half of total deaths from the coronavirus pandemic those states. Learn more in this Chart of the Week.
States are making varied gains in testing their populations for coronavirus. In this Chart of the Week, see how the number of tests with results has changed across states’ populations since April 28, 2020.