Strategies for Effective Health Equity Committees and Councils: Experiences from Safety Net Health Plans

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Safety Net Health Plans are increasingly using health equity committees and councils to better align internal and external stakeholder priorities and to drive progress on health equity goals. These goals can vary widely and are dependent upon the needs and opportunities of individual plans and the communities they serve.

To better understand this process, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) and ACAP surveyed health plans participating in the ACAP-CHCS Health Equity Learning Collaborative. This report presents survey findings from 12 Medicaid Safety Net Health Plans, highlighting factors that enhance the efficacy and impact of health equity groups, while also sharing considerations for working to strengthen and sustain them.

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