Health benefits mandates and their potential effects by racial and ethnic groups: Measuring disproportionalities among insured populations

Shana A. Lavarreda, PhD, MPP1, Joy Melnikow, MD, MPH2, Sylvia Guendelman, PhD, LCSW3, Dominique Ritley, MPH4, Ninez Ponce, MPP, PhD1, John Lewis, MPA5, Jennie Kempster, MS6 and Sophie Snyder7
(1)UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, (2)UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, (3)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, (4)UC Davis Center, Sacramento, CA, (5)California Health Benefits Review Program, Oakland, CA, (6)University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, (7)UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA