Black, Latinx patients had greater delays in cancer care in pandemic

Black, Latinx patients had greater delays in cancer care in pandemic

Researchers found patients who were Black or Hispanic were far more likely than white patients to see care postponed for more than four weeks. The delays raise the risk for poor outcomes.The COVID-19 pandemic led to delays in cancer care, but Black and Brown patients...
Report finds flaws in Medicare race, ethnicity data

Report finds flaws in Medicare race, ethnicity data

A new government report finds that data on the race and ethnicity of Medicare beneficiaries is often inaccurate, hindering the program’s ability to assess disparities in access to and quality of care among its 66 million participants.The report from the Department of...