HHS to Begin Collecting LGBT-Related Data

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has announced that HHS is going to begin collecting health data on LGBT populations:

“Health disparities have persistent and costly affects for minority communities, and the whole country,” Secretary Sebelius said.  “Today we are taking critical steps toward ensuring the collection of useful national data on minority groups, including for the first time, LGBT populations.  The data we will eventually collect in these efforts will serve as powerful tools and help us in our fight to end health disparities.”

H/t to the Huffington Post.

-Tony Infanti

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