Equity Initiatives

Equity Initiatives

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Newly Released: CMS Framework for Health Equity

The CMS Office of Minority Health released the CMS Framework for Health Equity to address health disparities as a foundational element across all our work -- in every program and across every community. Using five priority areas, CMS will use this framework to design, implement, and operationalize policies and programs to support health for all people served by our programs, eliminating avoidable differences in health outcomes experienced by people who are disadvantaged or underserved, and providing the care and support that our enrollees need to thrive.

Read the CMS Framework for Health Equity 2022-2032. (PDF)

The CMS Office of Minority Health has designed several initiatives to eliminate disparities in health care quality and access, so that all CMS beneficiaries can achieve their highest level of health. Get involved to ensure that everyone can access the quality health care that they need.

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Read our plan for advancing health equity and improving the quality of care.

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This infographic outlines various barriers to health equity and related challenges that populations often face and shares CMS resources that can help close the health equity gap.

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Read Paving the Way to Equity: A Progress Report.

Coverage to Care

Get involved by using and sharing these resources with people in your community.

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Learn how CMS is working to improve access to care for rural populations.

 

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Learn about new funding opportunities to address health disparities.

 

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Learn all about the national health observances and how you can get involved.

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Find upcoming and past webinars and events addressing health equity issues.

 

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Read about the CMS awardees and their outstanding achievements in reducing disparities in health care quality and outcomes among the individuals they serve.

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Learn more about the Division of Tribal Affairs and CMS’ resources for Tribal Health Providers.

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Find technical assistance resources to help health care organizations take action against health disparities.

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05/03/2022 04:17 PM