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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Among Diverse Groups of Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries

This data highlight examines the physical and mental health outcomes of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries by race and ethnicity. It is one of the few analyses that compares granular racial and ethnic groups in the same study, is based on a nationally representative sample, and focuses on mental health in older adults.

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The CMS Office of Minority Health offers a variety of resources to help increase awareness about health disparities. Our information products, reports on recent research efforts, data sets, and our mapping tool will help you advance your work toward health equity.

Get an overview of key data and policy reviews on health services and outcomes for minorities.

Learn about the factors that influence health services performance and patient experiences.

Access data reports by race and ethnicity, beneficiary, and information on using CMS data sets.

View areas of disparity between subgroups of Medicare beneficiaries using our interactive tool.