Post Tagged with: "Medicaid"

Opinion: How a Draft Federal Rule Could Hurt Immigrant Families

Opinion: How a Draft Federal Rule Could Hurt Immigrant Families

Featured Posts, Health, Housing, Immigration, Opinion, Women, Youth August 30, 2018 at 4:35 pm

A proposed rule from the Department of Homeland Security could have a chilling effect on the use of public benefits by immigrants and their U.S.-born family members.

An ad in Korean for social media. (Courtesy of MOIA)

Getting DACA Recipients Health Care Coverage

The city has launched a new ad campaign aimed at immigrants who may be eligible for DACA, noting that they might also qualify, based on income, for Medicaid.

BAssinets lined up at a "maternity hotel" (Photo via World Journal

Investigating New York’s Chinese ‘Maternity Hotels’

Brooklyn, East Asian, Health, Immigration, Manhattan, Queens, Women March 9, 2015 at 5:39 pm

Following a number of arrests in connection with Chinese maternity tourism in California, World Journal reports in a series of articles on more than 40 “maternity hotels” in New York City.

Will Immigration Relief Provide Medicaid?

Will Immigration Relief Provide Medicaid?

Black, Health, Immigration, Video February 19, 2015 at 3:44 pm

In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The president’s executive action could provide health care to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in NYS; the not-so-radical roots of Boko Haram; and a festival celebrating Black independent filmmakers.

(Photo by Dan, Creative Commons license)

Undocumented Needing Transplants Face Huge Hurdles

Health, Immigration, In the News, Latino, Metro Area May 21, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Immigration status can mean life or death for undocumented immigrants in need of an organ transplant, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via Flickr)

Filipino Americans Rank High in Health Insurance Coverage

Health, Immigration, Southeast Asian May 8, 2013 at 4:21 pm

Nearly 13 percent of Asian Americans in New York State lack health insurance but the Filipino community ranks high in terms of coverage, reports Cristina DC Pastor in a story published in The FilAm.

Interfaith president and CEO Luis A. Hernandez said the hospital, "was a victim of New York state’s drastic Medicaid reductions in 2010." (Photo by David Kene/Amsterdam News)

Interfaith Hospital Files for Chapter 11

Brooklyn, Health, Social Services December 18, 2012 at 3:46 pm

Amsterdam News reports that with 65 percent of Interfaith’s patients relying on Medicaid or related care, funding has been hard to come by after Albany slashed Medicaid funding in 2010. Its options may be limited now to going bankrupt or merging with other hospitals.

Family Looks for Hospital that Will Take Their Sick Undocumented Relative

Family Looks for Hospital that Will Take Their Sick Undocumented Relative

Health, Latino, Metro Area, Mexican October 22, 2012 at 11:15 am

The family of Román Bermejo, a Mexican day laborer from Yonkers who has been in a coma at a New Jersey hospital for five months, is fighting so he can continue to receive the medical care he needs at a location close to them, El Diario La Prensa reported.

Rallying for health care reform in Minnesota back in 2008. (Photo from AFL-CIO/Flickr, via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Praise for Health Care Ruling Tempered by Medicaid Decision

Health, Politics July 2, 2012 at 7:22 pm

Since the Supreme Court upheld most of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act in a 5-to-4 ruling last Thursday, the ethnic and community press have digested the information and offered a range of perspectives on the news — including those of Latinos, Asians, low-income women, undocumented immigrants and Jews.

Pedro Espada fears that his Soundview clinic will be replaced by Urban Health Plan's new location.

Pedro Espada Opposes New South Bronx Health Clinics

Bronx, Health, In the News February 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm

Several new clinics in the South Bronx could replace the services provided by former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr.’s Soundview HealthCare Network clinic, which is on the verge of shutting down due to management problems.

New scam, with traffic accidents

Eastern European, In the News, Opinion December 1, 2011 at 12:48 pm

About two dozen New York City residents have been arrested in connection with insurance fraud after claiming to have injuries from fake accidents and collecting money from Medicaid and Medicare.