The Department of Health and Human Services has released for comment draft standards to expand its data collection of health information from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populations, as well as gathering more information from certain ethnic groups and the disabled.
The initiative, authorized under Section 4302 of the Affordable Care Act, is designed refine population health surveys to better identify and address health disparities. The Census Bureau, for instance, already uses newly proposed disability questions.
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