TITLE

Border Puzzle

AUTHOR(S)
Mackenzie, Kathryn
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2007, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the obstacles faced by health care facilities along the Mexican borders as the number of immigrants rise amid legal complications of health care delivery, confusing paperworks and socio economic and cultural obstacles. Hospitals in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas have experienced the highest rate of bad debts and uncompensated care. As they try to remain viable, medical providers encourage methods of preventive medicine and explore financially feasible ways of increasing access to medical care in their communities.
ACCESSION #
27654635

 

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