This report provides an overview of the characteristics of the immigrant population in the United States, their health status and barriers to care, recent trends in health insurance coverage, their access to Federal health programs, and how they have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. It also offers possible policy approaches to improve health care equity for this diverse population.
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- State and Local Estimates of the Uninsured Population in the U.S. Using the Census Bureau’s 2019 American Community Survey
- Barriers to Immigrants' Access to Health and Human Services Programs (2012)
- Promising Practices for Increasing Immigrants' Access to Health and Human Services (2012)
- The Affordable Care Act: Coverage Implications and Issues for Immigrant Families (2012)
- A Comprehensive Review of Immigrant Access to Health and Human Services (2011)