Fix Health Equity by Fixing Provider Payment Inequity, with Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH

Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH

We need to stop the separate and unequal system of funding and access to healthcare for our low-income, underserved communities, says Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, CEO of MLK Community Healthcare @yourMLKCH. Dr. Batchlor talks with @AmerPhysGrps President and CEO @DonCrane about why simply adding more people to #Medicaid without correcting the payment disparity between #Medicare and Medicaid won’t give people adequate access to quality medical care. Listen to this frank and straightforward discussion about how the provider reimbursement system is a good example of structural racism and why we must change it to achieve #healthequity. #SDOH

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