Race-Conscious Policy Analysis and the Healthcare Reform Debate

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    There is an inherent tension between cost containment and expansion of coverage for the uninsured. African Americans disproportionately benefit from expanded health care options but they also bear a disproportionate burden in attempts to control costs. This recognition justifies a race-conscious analysis of health policy changes that appear race-neutral on their face.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)203-206
    Number of pages4
    JournalReview of Black Political Economy
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - 2010


    • Cost containment
    • Health care debate
    • Universal coverage


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