Tag Archives: immigrant

National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness Day 2019

Monday, September 9, marks National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness Day (@NAIRHHADay). Though not nationally recognized (yet!), the awareness day has been observed by a growing number of advocates, health care professionals and communities since 2014. Sept is Nat’l #African #Immigrant Heritage Month (#NAIHM2019) & Sept 9th is Nat’l AI & #Refugee… Read More »

Trump admin: Immigrant sponsors’ income a factor in Medicaid eligibility

Dive Brief: President Donald Trump’s administration sent guidelines to states Friday instructing that the income and resources of a legal immigrant’s sponsor should be factored into determining eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, part of a broader tightening of immigration rules. Those sponsors are also responsible for reimbursing the state for the benefits provided, CMS said in… Read More »

Editorial: Climate change and the immigrant caravan's impact 
on healthcare

The caravan of Central American migrants making 
its way north may well determine the future of 
healthcare in America. If enough voters are swayed by President Donald Trump’s demagogic demonization of those unfortunate souls—this year’s October surprise—the Republicans will retain control of Congress and the protections and insurance expansion contained in the Affordable Care Act… Read More »