Immigration reform proposals would put public health at risk
- News clip. // AHA News;09/23/96, Vol. 32 Issue 38, p1
Reports that hospitals would have to collect from legal immigrants' sponsors for health care costs, based on a language incorporated in the immigration bill conference agreement.
- Support strong for legal immigrants' Medicaid. // AHA News;1/20/97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p3
Focuses on the results of a Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University survey showing strong support by voters to providing Medicaid coverage to legal immigrants.
- Immigrants faring well in budget agreement. // AHA News;07/07/97, Vol. 33 Issue 26, p3
Reports on the House of Representatives and Senate proposals to reinstate Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid benefits to legal immigrants, making it possible for them to retain their coverage.
- SEARCHING FOR DIVERSITY. Hendry, Susan // Australian Nursing Journal;Apr97, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p23
Highlights the need for health services that are culturally sensitive for Australian migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds. Need for culturally sensitive care expressed in the nurses' Code of Ethics; Recommended review in competency standards; Attention needed by the issue of...
- Congress calls session a wrap after healthcare policy changes. Weissenstein, Eric; Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;10/07/96, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p2
Reports that the United States Congress adjourned a meeting after deleting some Medicaid provisions from an immigration reform plan. Most significant change to the immigration bill; Why hospital groups called for a change to the bill; Information on a number of health-related programs that...
- Unresolved issues in controlling the tuberculosis epidemic among the foreign-born in the United... Weber, Guido S. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1996, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p503
Examines the belief among some groups that immigrants and immigration that contribute to the problem of the tuberculosis epidemic. Discussion on the nature of tuberculosis, its spread, danger and factors associated with its spread; Evaluation of the state of the law concerning excluding...
- HELP FOR STATES WITH MANY ILLEGAL ALIENS. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;11/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 22, p18
Reports that the United States House has approved a funding proposal that would allot $3 billion to the states that provide emergency care to illegal immigrants. Twelve states with the highest proportion of illegal immigrants that will receive the funds over seven years.
- Some immigrants wrongly turned away. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;05/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p84
Reports the denial admission of Medicaid coverage to legal immigrants. Restrictions to legal immigrants; Role of the Congress on the said problem.
- Hola, Health Care. Nordhaus-Bike, Anne M. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct99, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p26
Reports on the opening of a health care service for Guatemalan immigrants in Columbus, Georgia. Reason for the immigration of Guatemalans to the area; Services provided to the immigrants; Language barriers.