Discussion: The Socioeconomic Gap

Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population

https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/brookings-institution/introduction-to-healthcare/v/the-uninsured

http://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/AudioandVideo/David-Williams-Don-Berwick-Does-Racism-Play-a-Role-in-Health-Inequities.aspx

Initial Post Completed:

Visit the Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population page on the Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts website. Then, on the provided table, scroll to the Uninsured column, as well as the row with your specific state. Identify the percentage of under-insured people in your state

In your initial post, share the percentage of uninsured people in your state and discuss how socioeconomics contributes to the gap in quality of care and access to healthcare.

Response Posts Needed:

When responding to at least two of your peers, consider the following:

Do you agree or disagree with your peers’ discussions on the impact of socioeconomics? Why or why not?

What information shared by your peers surprised you?

How do the videos shared in the Required Resources section relate to your peers’ postings?

What other aspects of culture might impact this gap in access?

How are your findings different from your peers? What do you think accounts for these differences?

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