April was Minority Health Month and we have continued to close health disparities with the Affordable Health Care Act. Millions of uninsured Americans have obtained healthcare coverage. Health literacy needs to increase to help understand benefits and connect care to people.

Essential tests and screenings are free; paying attention to these results and taking appropriate action can help prevent catastrophic events.

“Our nation has come too far to turn back.” – Sylvia Matthews Burwell, HHS Secretary

http:// womenshealth.gov/blog/minority-health-month.html

Sylvia Matthews Burwell, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services