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Equity and Disparities in Michigan

            Michigan’s Legislature has given the Department of Public Health the authority to act to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities.  Authorized activities include the creation of a governmental entity to address racial and ethnic health disparities, data collection, funding initiatives that reduce or eliminate racial health disparities, recruitment of minority health professionals, and an education campaign.1

 

Footnotes

  • 1. M.C.L.A. § 333.2227

 

Equity and Disparities in Michigan

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Disparities reduction & equal access Mich. Admin. Code r. 325.177 - Provision of care by local health departments for venereal disease; maintenance of test records after provision of pregnancy care All local health departments must diagnose and treat venereal disease cases. The local health departments must treat all individuals regardless of...
Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 333.21761 - Certification of nondiscrimination; violation of rights; giving preference to members of religious or fraternal institutions or organizations All nursing homes must annually certify to the department that every phase of its operation is without discrimination against any persons on the...
Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 333.2227 - Racial and ethnic health disparities; duties of department Racial and ethnic health disparities; duties of department   The Michigan Legislature has conferred the following powers and duties pertaining...
Minority health information or data collection Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 333.2227 - Racial and ethnic health disparities; duties of department Racial and ethnic health disparities; duties of department   The Michigan Legislature has conferred the following powers and duties pertaining...
Offices of Minority Health Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 333.2227 - Racial and ethnic health disparities; duties of department Racial and ethnic health disparities; duties of department   The Michigan Legislature has conferred the following powers and duties pertaining...