Relationship between quality of care and racial disparities in Medicare health plans.

@article{Trivedi2006RelationshipBQ,
  title={Relationship between quality of care and racial disparities in Medicare health plans.},
  author={Amal N Trivedi and Alan M Zaslavsky and Eric C. Schneider and John Z. Ayanian},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2006},
  volume={296 16},
  pages={1998-2004}
}
CONTEXT Overall quality of care and racial disparities in quality are important and related problems in health care, but their relationship has not been well studied. In the Medicare managed care program, broad improvements in quality have been accompanied by reduced racial gaps in processes of care, but substantial disparities in outcomes have persisted. OBJECTIVES To assess variations among Medicare health plans in overall quality and racial disparity in 4 Health Plan Employer and Data… CONTINUE READING