IMMIGRATION HEALTHCARE

How Medical Repatriation Can Save American Health Care Costs

Immigrants often come to the US to receive medical treatment for serious illness and injury that they can’t get back in their home country. Others get sick while here in the US and need affordable health care to figure out how to treat their illness. Medical repatriation can be the financial saving grace for immigrants,…

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Medical Care for Undocumented Immigrants

Compared to all other populations in the United States, undocumented US immigrant workers have a harder time securing proper medical care due lack of insurance and financial resources. Since many immigrants have jobs that require physical labor, such as farm work, other agricultural labor, and construction, their risk for injury is higher than the risk…

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The Financial Saving Grace for Immigrants in Need of Health Services

Immigrant health service in the United States has some tricky stipulations. US law requires hospitals to admit and treat any person in the country for an acute event regardless of income or immigration status. But what happens next? For immigrants without insurance, nursing homes or rehabilitation facilities are not an option. Most of these highly-specialized…

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How Medical Repatriation Assists with Occupational Health for Migrants

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It’s not surprising that healthcare in America is costly. Nonetheless, hospitals are required to care for patients regardless of their capacity to pay or not. When treatment is over, they are then to discharge patients to a suitable recovery place such as rehabilitation facility, nursing home or family member. Migrant workers are in a particularly…

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Issues Surrounding Work-Related Injuries for Migrants

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  One of the truths that seem universally accepted in the United States is employers are morally, ethically, and legally obligated to provide their employees with a safe working environment. From the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to industry-specific regulations, all the way to lawsuits and work injury settlements, there are many systems in…

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Exploring the Choices: Healthcare for Migrants

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In today’s society immigration health care is a major cause for concern. Low-income immigrants lack health insurance. This is due to inadequacy in their access to public insurance like Medicaid or Children’s Health insurance programs as well as private job-based health insurance.  Immigrants are often associated with jobs in low insurance coverage sectors like agriculture,…

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How to Incorporate the Best Medical Repatriation Practices in Immigration

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Undocumented immigrant patients have put the medical faculty and international governments in a big dilemma worldwide. Hospitals are expected to accept any patient who presents to the emergency department. When patients who have an illegal immigration profile, it becomes challenging for hospitals to provide care, especially when they require ongoing medical care. They become at…

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