Tools to Address Disparities in Health: Communications Resources to Close the Gap

Organization: 
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Published Date: 
2006

This publication is a compendium of resources for health insurance plans, physicians, and health care organizations. It highlights tools, websites, and steps on how to incorporate culturally and linguistically appropriate messages into everyday communications with consumers. The toolkit highlights the importance of collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language data to improve quality; increasing patient education and awareness; and providing consumers with information on risk factors.

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