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Hidden Barriers

Bias, prejudice and discrimination pervade our health care systems. Explore the issues and meet the stakeholders attempting to change that.

The persistent disparities in accessing WA health care

When the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion went into effect in 2014, it dramatically increased the number of insured Washingtonians. Yet low-income folks, especially people of color and immigrants, continue to struggle more than white Americans in accessing health care. Crosscut examines the barriers to access and how local community groups are working to overcome them.