Business Wire December 7, 2022

Coalition will identify best practices, drive Medicare policy changes, and improve access to preventative health care among Medicare-eligible and disabled seniors of color

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A diverse group of mission-aligned health systems, a Medicare Advantage health plan, a healthcare analytics solutions company, the association representing Illinois community health centers, health policy leaders, and other health partners came together today to launch the Midwest Health Equity Coalition. The coalition will serve as a brain trust of experts committed to reducing racial health disparities among underserved seniors in Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois — identifying a set of best practices that can be replicated across the country.

The coalition is the vision of Eric E. Whitaker, MD, MPH, Founder & Executive Chairman of Zing...

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Topics: Equity/SDOH, Healthcare System, Insurance, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Patient / Consumer, Provider
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