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Health Equity Task Force Planning Sessions
Health Equity Task Force
In our collective efforts to advance health equity, this task force will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):
• Statewide effort to identify and address health disparities that result in disproportionate health inequities
• Provide specific recommendations to the Department and engage in health equity-related initiatives and policy
• Joint efforts in information sharing, learning opportunities, data collection, and gap analysis in regional and statewide disparities, to enhance accountability, affordability and action
• Share findings and/or expertise with other key entities such as MEAC, MAC, PIAC and ACC Learning Collaborative
July - September Planning sessions will include the tentative agenda to create the draft interim charter:
• Vision
• Mission
• Purpose
• Participation
• Membership structure
• Health Equity Priority Area Workgroups (Focus Areas)

o Priority 1: Expand the Collection, Reporting, and Analysis of Standardized Data
o Priority 2: Assess Causes of Disparities within Organization Programs, and Address Inequities in Policies and Operations to Close Gaps
o Priority 3: Build Capacity of Workforce to Reduce Health and Health Care Disparities
o Priority 4: Advance Language Access, Health Literacy, and the Provision of Culturally Tailored Services
o Priority 5: Increase All Forms of Accessibility to Health Care Services and Coverage
• Guiding Principles
• Recommendations
• Outcomes
• Expectations
• Additional items as appropriate

Aug 31, 2022 11:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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