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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Claudia Schlosberg; Doreena Wong; Access Project (Boston, Mass.); National Health Law Program.
|Description:||viii, 189 pages ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Medicaid and state children's health insurance program (SCHIP) for immigrants --
Health benefit programs available to all noncitizens regardless of status --
State and local programs --
New responsibilities for sponsors: affidavits of support, sponsor liability and sponsor-deeming of income --
Verification of status, confidentiality, and reporting --
Public charge determinations --
Linguistic and cultural access in health care settings --
Appendices: A. 2002 Federal poverty level (FPL) guidelines --
B. Know your medicaid rights --
C. State health programs for immigrants under welfare reform --
D. How to file a complaint with the U.S. office for civil rights --
E. Quick guide to public charge and receipt of public benefits (in English and Spanish) --
F. Summary of state law requirements addressing language and cultural needs in health care --
G. Language access questionnaire for managed care contractors that receive federal funding --
H. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 --
I. National standards on culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) in health care.
|Responsibility:||prepared for the Access Project by Claudia Schlosberg and edited by Doreena Wong, National Health Law Program.|