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Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Don't miss Health Affairs' first-ever issue on borders, immigrants,
and health policy.
Borders, Immigrants & Health
Roughly 45 million immigrants live in the United States today. With many
people arriving from China, Mexico, India, and other countries each
year, immigration is poised to become a main driver of US population
As the demography of the immigrant population continues to change,
migration flows from Mexico and Central America have far-reaching policy
implications. Policies affecting immigrants on both sides of the
US-Mexico border contribute to disparities in life expectancy and access
to programs that address essential health, nutrition, and housing needs.
To help make sense of these complicated dynamics, the July issue of
dedicated exclusively to borders, immigrants, and health
In the issue you'll find original research, analysis, and binational
perspectives on migration and health policy at the US-Mexico border and
Health Affairs readers will recognize familiar themes, with articles on
health care spending and use
and health disparities
focusing on immigrant populations and border regions.
Other research explores the effects of specific policy changes on uptake
of Medicaid and SNAP by immigrant essential workers
The issue also includes commentary on how COVID-19 could influence
for years to come, along with a personal essay on the psychological
effects of anti-immigration policies
Health Affairs is grateful to Arturo Vargas Bustamante of UCLA Fielding
School of Public Health for serving as theme issue adviser. We also want
to thank the California Health Care Foundation, The California
Endowment, and Con Alma Health Foundation for their financial support of
Today on Health Affairs Blog,Â Katie Keith and coauthors discuss the
recent interim final rule
from the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury
and the Office of Personnel Management to implement key parts of the No
Also, Pranav Puri and coauthors discuss the recent push toward linking
CEO incentives to hospital quality metrics
in addition to financial targets.
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Your Daily Digest
Borders, Immigrants, And Health
Alan R. Weil
Health Care Spending And Use Among Hispanic Adults With And Without
Limited English Proficiency, 1999-2018
Jessica Himmelstein et al.
Health Insurance Coverage In Mexico Among Return Migrants: Differences
Between Voluntary Return Migrants And Deportees
Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas and Arturo Vargas Bustamante
Life Expectancy At The US-Mexico Border: Evidence Of Disparities By
Place, Race, And Ethnicity
Keith P. Gennuso et al.
Immigrant Essential Workers Likely Avoided Medicaid And SNAP Because Of
A Change To The Public Charge Rule
Sharon Touw et al.
COVID-19 Is Becoming A '9/11 Moment' For Borders And Health
Meghan Benton and Demetrios G. Papademetriou
'Remain In Mexico': Stories Of Trauma And Abuse
Alfonso Mercado et al.
Banning Surprise Bills: Biden Administration Issues First Rule On The No
Katie Keith et al.
Tying CEO Compensation To Value-Based Purchasing Scores
Pranav Puri et al.
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