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The goal is to disrupt what’s considered a dysfunctional market for health care.
Around 100 million people in the U.S. have health care debt totalling at least $140 billion.
Though the practice is not entirely new, patient advocates fear it could lead to additional fees.
Black physicians account for only 3% of doctors in the United States.
Lack of transportation and longer wait times have increased among racial minorities.
The Walmart initiative helps underserved communities participate in clinical trial research.
Patient satisfaction surveys fail to ask whether the patients experienced discrimination or received culturally competent care.
The health care sector can help Black employees and patients reduce debt, maximize income and more.
A federal lawsuit heard last month could upend or even eliminate the preventive care requirement in the law, known as Obamacare or the ACA.
The federally required data release could affect future prices or even how employers contract for health care.
The burden is forcing families to cut spending on food and other essentials. Millions are being driven from their homes or into bankruptcy.
COVID-19 paired with treatable chronic diseases has led to the lowest life expectancy for Black and brown Chicagoans in decades.
Unlike previous surges, large portions of patients with COVID are coming to the hospital for other reasons.
The singer and entrepreneur shares her experience with uterine fibroids to urge all women who are affected to speak up and be heard.
Women residing in locations with historic housing discrimination have lower breast cancer survival rates.
Hospitals are filling up with COVID-19 patients and other medical conditions are going untreated.
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