“Why Health Insurance Really Is a Life or Death Issue, Especially for Minorities,” Dr. Montgomery Rice Writes for CNN.com


Morehouse School of Medicine President and Dean Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., recently shared her expert opinion on health equity and insurance with CNN. In the blog, Dr. Montgomery Rice explains how by providing affordable healthcare, patients may receive preventative care and doctors may be able to detect diseases like breast cancer early on. The results of these actions could be lower mortality rates, especially in African-American and minority communities.

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