Two men climbing different ladders We must create health plan solutions that are affordable for both businesses and their employees, and ensure those plans offer greater access to care than traditional health plans.

COVID-19 has forced our society to confront a number of uncomfortable truths, including the fact that minorities who contract the coronavirus are far more likely to die than white Americans. There are many factors that lead to unacceptable health care outcomes like the coronavirus death rate disparity, including the fact that people of color are less likely to be insured, that doctors treat and manage pain experienced by people of color differently, and that people of color are less likely to have reliable access to high-quality care in their neighborhoods.

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