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About 1 in 4 older Latinos, Blacks report discrimination when seeking health care

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About 1 in 4 older Latinos, Blacks report discrimination when seeking health care

Policy changes are key

In this NBC News article you'll learn about:
  • About a quarter of Latino and Black older adults report facing racial discrimination at the doctor's office.

  • This is eight times higher rate than that of white older adults.

  • Experts recommend policy changes to tackle racism and implicit bias among health care providers. Older U.S. adults are the highest group in the world to say the health care system treats them differently.

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