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Phase I: Disparities in Access to Advanced Medical Procedures in the Medicare Population

Health Equity White Paper 1

Racial and ethnic healthcare disparities in access to advanced interventions have stubbornly persisted for decades in the U.S. medical system. The first of a three-phase research series of analysis examines the difference in access to certain advanced interventions, including a range of surgical, medical and technological interventions. This report is focused primarily on differences by race in the use of certain health services by Medicare beneficiaries across a range of common clinical conditions in 2018 and 2019.

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