It's not just money: why disparities in access to health care have been growing

Episode 29,   Dec 14, 2022, 07:51 PM

Why do Black and Hispanic people find it harder to access medical care than whites? Income inequality is a significant reason, but a recent study finds that people of color also encounter more non-financial barriers to care than whites. Cesar Caraballo, MD, the study’s lead author and a postdoctoral associate at the Yale School of Medicine, joins Off the Chart to explore its findings in more detail, and explain why disparities in care access have been growing worse.