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5 Things You Should Know Before This Week's Capitol Hill Briefing on Health Care Access

This Thursday, December 13, NHCOA will host a Capitol Hill briefing to discuss access to health care among Hispanic older adults. Here are five things you should know: National data shows that Hispanics are less likely to report receiving regular checkups and don’t have a regular source of care. High rates of poverty among Latino seniors forces tough decisions like choosing between buying groceries or paying for prescriptions. Hispanic older adults are underserved my Medicare, including Part D. The lack of access to regular care increases the risk of developing a chronic condition. Chronic conditions are already impacting Hispanic older adults at higher rates:Read More