Posts Tagged ‘health reform’

Feb. 25 lecture: “Immigrant Health: Meeting the Needs”

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ninez Ponce, Director of the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health and Associate Director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (the Center), will moderate a discussion on how linguistic, socio-economic and environmental barriers keep immigrants from accessing quality health care at a UCLA Fielding School [ Read full post ]

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Left out of health reforms: the undocumented

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Millions of Californians have benefited from the ACA reforms, but undocumented immigrants have been left behind, said Nadereh Pourat, the Center’s director of research, in a California Health Report story.

Senior researcher Dylan Roby said there are charity programs and emergency Medi-Cal coverage for some in the group, although “it’s still very temporary.”… [ Read full post ]

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Left behind after health reform: millions of legal and undocumented immigrants

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

PUBHEALTH_DREAMA story in the autumn issue of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health magazine about the future of immigrant health in the post-Affordable Care Act world featured four Center representatives – Associate Directors Ninez Ponce and Steven Wallace, Director of Research Nadereh Pourat, and Faculty Associate Arturo Vargas Bustamante.

The story … [ Read full post ]

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Better off after the ACA or not? Ask Dr. Roby

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Dylan Roby, director of the Center’s Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program, recently appeared on Ask Dr. Nandi, the Detroit-based medical talk show, for a segment called “Truth in Medical Care.”  The show focused on two women who said their new insurance plans were more costly and less comprehensive after enactment … [ Read full post ]

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Roby talks health care, the ACA on “Ask Dr. Nandi” show

Friday, July 18th, 2014

The Center’s Dylan Roby, left, and Alicia Cole, a patient safety advocate (and former Bruin), joined Partha Nandi as guests on his medical TV show “Ask Dr. Nandi” for a segment called “Truth in Medical Care.”

Roby, director of the Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program at the Center, responded to people … [ Read full post ]

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$350 million-plus to expand Medi-Cal to undocumented

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

State Senator Ricardo Lara’s proposal to include poor undocumented immigrants in Medi-Cal next year would increase budget outlays for the program by two percent, but increase the number of people covered by seven percent, “a pretty good return on investment,” said the Center’s health economics program director Dylan Roby in a KPCC interview.
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