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- 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.
- 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...
- Immigration reform proposals would put public health at risk. // Nation's Health;Jul96, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p5
Examines the impact of a legislative proposal concerning immigrants on the public health delivery system. Provisions of the bill; Concern over the accessibility of health services for immigrants; Increase in the use of hospital services and other expensive health services.
- GOP moves toward restoring immigrant Medicaid funds. Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;05/12/97, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p30
Reports that in response to pressure from governors and provider groups, the Grand Old Party (Republicans) have agreed to restore as much as $4 billion in Medicaid benefits over a five year period for legal immigrants in the United States. Initial view held by the Republicans; How provider...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Should poor immigrants be denied free medical care? Rector, Robert; Quacinella, Lucy // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jan/Feb97, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p28
Presents two opposing views on the issue of free medical care for poor immigrants. Impact of the 1996 welfare reform law; Policy of deporting any noncitizen who becomes a public burden; US Congress' exemption of sponsors' income when determining immigrants' eligibility for Medicaid.
- 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.