Ailing Federal Investments in Latino Health Priorities
Publication Date: January 2009
Publisher(s): National Council of La Raza
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Hispanic population; Ethnic communities; Economic inequality; Spanish speakers
Coverage: United States United States
Latinos are the most uninsured minority group in the country. The Federal Government's investments in their health priorities has been in steady decline over the past few decades. This white paper examines investments in key programs with the potential to reach large numbers of this underserved population.