Health Care Resource Center

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CMS OMH offers resources and tools to help health care professionals, researchers, consumers, and community partners improve health outcomes and address health disparities.

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2024 CMS Health Equity Conference

We are pleased to announce the second CMS Health Equity Conference, to be held May 29-30, 2024. This free, hybrid conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Bethesda, Maryland, and available for virtual participation.

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Effects of poverty on health care for people with Medicare (PDF)

This infographic illustrates how poverty can impact the health of people with Medicare and increase disparities by reducing access to health care services, education, stable housing, and healthy foods. Review this resource to learn more about advancing health equity for people experiencing poverty.

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Recognizing health disparities in the LGBTQI+ community (PDF)

Members of the LGBTQI+ community face unique health care challenges and barriers. Learn more about these issues and get resources to help ensure LGBTQI+ individuals have access to quality health care.

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Improving Care for People with Limited English Proficiency (PDF)

This infographic highlights the challenges people with limited English proficiency (LEP) experience while getting care, including misdiagnosis, higher hospital admission rates, and difficulty getting regular screenings. Review this resource to learn more about health disparities among people with LEP and to find relevant resources.

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Health Equity Conference

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted its first Health Equity Conference on June 7-8, 2023. The conference was free for attendees and featured grand plenary sessions, breakout sessions, a poster hall, and a federal partner showcase.

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Resources by Language

Browse the collection of CMS resources categorized by language. We have resources in 18 languages to help people make informed health care decisions and be active partners in their health care and the health care of their families.

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Health Equity Challenges and CMS Resources to Help Address Them (PDF)

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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Health Equity Technical Assistance Program

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

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