Public Health And Disparities And Social Determinants Of Health

In 500-750 words, post in your assigned group your response to the prompt. In your initial post, refer at least one article related to your entry from a reputable newspaper (can be online) or other media source that is current within one month and post the link. You must have at least two references in your initial posting, and the media source can be one of the two. An easy way to find current articles on health policy is through Kaiser Health News.

Discussion Topic: In your post, you should discuss if and how the ACA has impacted your topic, and the impact of Republican proposals to repeal/replace the ACA on your topic.

  • Group 1: Health Disparities: What are two public policies needed to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care?

Required Resources:


  • Munoz, P., Kim, M., Chang, M. (2015). The Color of Wealth. Retrieved from
  • Healthy People 2020: Social Determinants of Health
  • Hayes, S., Riley, P., Radley, D. (2017). Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to Care. Retrieved from
  • Derose, K., Gresenz, C., Ringel, J. (2011). Understanding Disparities in Health Care Access. Retrieved from
  • Access and Disparities in Access to Health Care. Content last reviewed June 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. Retrieved from