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Health care issues affecting the Hispanic population at a time of health care reform

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hispanic Americans -- Medical care.,
    • Older Hispanic Americans -- Medical care.,
    • Medical care -- United States -- Finance.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCommittee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA448.5.H57 H39 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 17 p. ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1198055M
      ISBN 10016044232X
      LC Control Number94190848
      OCLC/WorldCa30593035

        These disparities are influenced by sociodemographic, behavioral, social, and societal factors including language and cultural barriers, lack of access to health care, and structural discrimination. 2, 3 To tackle these issues, researchers must first identify the mechanisms influencing health disparities and explore multilevel interventions to.   Hispanic health care has become challenging when confronting the health care disparities of the growing population in America. The AMA is addressing this issue by providing health care tips, population care news and more.

        The Family Caregiver Alliance puts the poverty rate at percent for single Hispanic women: “lower-income caregivers are half as likely as higher-income caregivers to have paid home health care or assistance available to provide support for and relief from their caregiving functions.” Yet, more than half of all women with incomes at or.   As Baltimore's Latino population grows, leaders across the community are pushing for better access to the internet, health care and other services. They're also looking to be a .

        Six-in-ten Hispanic adults living in the United States who are not citizens or legal permanent residents lack health insurance, according to a new analysis by the Pew Hispanic Center of a survey it conducted in 1 The nationwide survey offers a detailed look at the health insurance and health care access of an immigrant subgroup that has become a focus of attention in the current . Issues of poverty and the health care of immigrant women is included in fewer than 40% of residency programs and other health profession training. 9. Legal Barriers. Due to the variety of immigration legislation passed and overturned, a constant fear has been instilled in the Latino population.


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Health care issues affecting the Hispanic population at a time of health care reform Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thus, health care reform efforts, nationally and in each State, must embrace a broader view of the issues if the needs of Latino communities are to be served.

This report reviews and summarizes information about the mounting problems Latino communities face in gaining access to medical care. Access to appropriate medical care is reduced by Cited by: Get this from a library. Health care issues affecting the Hispanic population at a time of health care reform.

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.;]. Get this from a library. Health care issues affecting the Hispanic population at a time of health care reform.

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.]. Indeed, when Pew Research Center has surveyed the Hispanic community, there are several issues that consistently rank higher on the list than immigration. Insome 57% of Hispanic registered voters called education an “extremely important” issue facing the nation today.

That’s compared with jobs and the economy (52%) and health care Author: Jens Manuel Krogstad. Federal government is. Helping eligible Hispanics get insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Working to build capacity in communities to use community health workers (promotores de salud) to help improve the health of Hispanic ging existing programs to improve community health services and access to preventive care.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: Berry St., SuiteSan Francisco, CA | Phone Washington Offices and. The recently passed health-care-reform law will help ease that disparity through measures to make insurance available to the low-income uninsured, a population that is disproportionately Latino.

In Januaryafter decades of attempts to reform health-care financing and many months of anticipation, debate, and politics, the U.S. Senate passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (hereafter, Affordable Care Act).

1 With this dramatic change in the prospects for health-care reform and a law possibly only weeks away, the planning committee for the 16th Annual Summer Public. The median age of the US Hispanic population is 27 years, as compared to the US population (37 years) and NHWs (42 years) [29, 30].Life expectancy at birth is longer for Hispanics ( years for males, for females) than for NHWs ( years for males, for females) (23), and Hispanics have a lower lifespan variability than do NHWs [].

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Health Disparities and the Health Care System. Spending on health care by patients, providers, employers and the government totals more than $ trillion annually. This number is projected to increase every year. Racial minorities and other vulnerable populations suffer a disproportionate burden of disease.

Hispanic Health Care International is at the forefront of addressing health-related issues affecting Hispanic and Latino/a populations.

This peer-reviewed journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum for discussing current and cutting-edge topics in clinical practice, education, global health, research, policy, and technology affecting Hispanic and Latino/a populations in the United States and.

It is estimated that there were million undocumented immigrants residing in the U.S. as ofaccounting for about 3% of the total U.S. population. 2 Estimates from the Pew Hispanic. Public Health Nursing – E-Book: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community 9th Edition by Marcia Stanhope – Ebook PDF Version - Ebookgroup Public Health Nursing – E-Book: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community 9th Edition by Marcia Stanhope – Ebook PDF Version.

The following statistics compare Hispanic health issues with that of the white non-Hispanic population. Hispanics are more than 2x likely to have late or no prenatal care Hispanic women have the highest rate of cervical cancer at x that of white women - this statistic is thought to be caused from lack of "access or knowledge" of prenatal.

For non-Hispanic whites the projected life expectancies are years, with years for women, and years for men. Hispanic health is often shaped by factors such as language/cultural barriers, lack of access to preventive care, and the lack of health insurance. 13 For example, see M.L. Berk et al., “Health Care Use among Undocumented Latino Immigrants,” Health Affa no.

4 (): 51 –64 Go to the article, Google Scholar; and K.E. Lasser, D.U. Identifying Behavioral Health Problems. Hispanics are less likely to receive treatment for depression, anxiety, and other behavioral problems than white patients because of barriers to accessing care and stigma surrounding behavioral health problems.

Salud Family Health Centers, a federally qualified health center with 14 clinics and one mobile unit that treats many Hispanics in Northeast. The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system with over 1, sites of care, serving million Veterans annually (VA, ).

Without a doubt, excessive wait times for patient’s is still the number one concern for managers within this system (VA, ). Latinx/Hispanic people are more likely to seek help for a mental health disorder from a primary care provider (10 percent) than a mental health specialist (5 percent).

Poor communication with health care providers is often an issue. There is a shortage of bilingual or Spanish speaking mental health. And those in certain public health programs, like Medicaid, have a harder time getting quality health care.

4) People come to this country from all .Several health issues are more prevalent in Hispanic people than the general population: Obesity.

Hispanic Americans are times as likely to be obese than non-Hispanic whites. This is especially important because obesity can lead to other health challenges.

Diabetes.Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th. This month long celebration honors the cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.

This one month period is significant for several Latin American countries with September 15 being independence day for Costa Rica, El Salvador.