Intention matters in health policy. Nearly a decade ago, federal policy makers set an intention to make health care more financially sustainable, affordable, and efficient by shifting the national health care system toward value.1 Setting that policy intention proved to be a critical step for signaling direction and informing expectations for the health care industry, prompting years of broad engagement and work to improve health care delivery. However, that progress has not translated into analogous progress in reducing the critical problem of health inequities in the US.
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