By Ethnic Media Services
Nearly one-third of Black Californians – one in three people – have been treated unfairly by a healthcare provider because of their race or ethnicity.
A new study by the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), one of the largest studies focused on the healthcare experiences of Black Californians to date, reveals the great lengths Black Californians go to prioritize their physical and mental health despite the system continuously failing them.
CHCF’s report, The Listening to Black Californians: How the Health Care System Undermines Their Pursuit of Good Health, reveals that most Black Californians (89%) are insured, have a regular provider (85%), and have made at least one visit to the doctor over the last one year.
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