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Black Medicaid Patients Less Likely to Receive Kidney Transplants

A new study found that Black patients on Medicaid, health care for low-income Americans, that needed kidney transplants were 14 times less likely to get one compared to Black patients with private insurance. African-Americans account for more than 30 percent of patients on dialysis but account for a mere 13 percent of transplants in general, Health Day wrote.

 


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