Slide 2. The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States

Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color

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Slide 2. The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States.

  • Direct medical costs of health inequalities.
  • Indirect costs of health inequalities.
  • Costs of premature death.

Image: The cover of the report, The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States, is shown.

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Current as of May 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 2. The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States: Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/smedley/smedleyslide2.html