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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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  • African Americans and low income patients are disproportionately represented among Medicaid recipients.
  • There is great variation in performance among practices caring for Medicaid recipients.
  • Practices with more patients tend to have higher compliance with standards.
  • Systems level interventions can improve outcomes for Whites and African Americans.
  • Despite improvements, some disparities remain.

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