Slide 23. Create Healthier Communities:

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

Slide 23. Create Healthier Communities:.

  • Improve food and nutritional options through incentives for Farmer's Markers and grocery stores, and regulation of fast food and liquor stores.
  • Structure land use and zoning policy to reduce the concentration of health risks.
  • Institute Health Impact Assessments to determine the public health consequences of any new housing, transportation, labor, education policies.

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Page last reviewed May 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 23. Create Healthier Communities:: 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/smedleyslide23.html