"Hospital utilization by Mexican migrants returning to Mexico due to health needs"
- Unfriendly Shores: How Immigrant Children Fare In The U.S. Health System. Guendelman, Sylvia; Schauffler, Helen Halpin // Health Affairs;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p257
Examines effects of health insurance status and birthplace on health service use among children of the working poor in the United States. Probability of foreign-born children to be uninsured; Decrease of health care access; Implications of policy changes for the health care access of immigrant...
- Editor's Perspective. // Journal of Insurance Regulation;Spring2009, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the issue of health insurance mandates, one on therapeutic alternatives to hospitalization, and one on the insolvency proceedings on insurance.
- Massachusetts will cover legal immigrants. // Work-Life Newsbrief & Trend Report;Oct2009, p2
The article focuses on the successful health care program in Massachusetts as reflected by the 97.4% of its residents who have coverage. It emphasizes that the large number of newly insured individuals being enrolled in employer plans signifies the first increase in employment-based insurance in...
- N.J. mandates 2-day stay for new moms. // Modern Healthcare;7/3/95, Vol. 25 Issue 27, p10
Reports on a New Jersey legislation requiring insurers to pay for a second day of hospital care for new mothers and their babies. Hospitalization requirement after Caesarean delivery; Other states considering similar laws.
- Security breach laws. // Hospital Home Health;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p59
The article presents news briefs concerning hospital care in the U.S., including the effort of lawmakers to increase funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
- `First steps': Delaware Valley's commitment to healthy kids. Luggiero, Gary // AHA News;05/05/97, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p2
Reports on the plan of the Delaware Valley Healthcare Council's $5.3 million First Steps for Healthy Kids initiative to extend health insurance coverage to at least 9,000 children by the year 2,000. Participation of the council at the President's Summit for America's Future in Philadelphia,...
- Welfare Reform and Health of Immigrant Women and their Children. Neeraj Kaushal; Robert Kaestner // Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health;Apr2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p61
Abstract??We investigate the association between the 1996 welfare reform and health insurance, medical care use and health of low-educated, foreign-born, single mothers and their children. We find that welfare reform was associated with an eight to 11.5 percentage points increase in proportion...
- Border Troubles. MacKenzie, Kathryn // HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2007, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p19
The article discusses the challenges faced by hospitals in the border states of the U.S. The author reported that the hospitals are struggling to collect payments for treating undocumented immigrants. She also added that the hospitals are experiencing problems regarding their efforts to obtain...
- Immigrant health care in the United States: What ails our system? Footracer, Katherine G. // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p33
The article discusses the health care policy for immigrants that result in delayed diagnoses, development of diseases in the community and higher rate of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. Statistics shows that undocumented immigrants in the country reached to 10.5 million that represent 29% of...