Written by: Cameron Goff & Tom Fadial The term ‘public charge’ is used by the US government to describe someone who is likely to depend on government benefits. When considering green card applications, immigration officials consider whether an applicant could be classified … [Read more...] about Public Charge: What is it and how does it affect patients?
Author: Melinda Soeung, Access to Care Chair The Access to Care Committee addressed the question of “What Does Medicare for All” really mean in their 2019 forum in August. In order to open this discussion among patients and health care providers, the committee invited experts in … [Read more...] about Recap: What Does Medicare for All Really Mean? [Forum]
Authors: Andrew Bratsman, Meera Namireddy, Anjali Kumar, Padma Swamy MD, EXECUTIVE SUMMARYAlthough immigrants make up one in six residents in Texas, they face unique and consequential barriers to receiving regular, appropriate healthcare. Hampered by both individual and … [Read more...] about Eliminating Healthcare Barriers for Texan Immigrants: A Policy Brief
Doctors for Change is celebrating its 7th Annual Luncheon on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Junior League of Houston and will be honoring Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis with the Health Care Hero Award. Commissioner Ellis has been a champion for Houston and … [Read more...] about DFC is Honoring Commissioner Rodney Ellis with the Health Care Hero Award
Join Doctors for Change for “Coordination of Care: Maternal Health,” a forum on access to care issues in the area of maternal health. Topics covered in this forum will include an overview of the state of maternal health and rising maternal morbidity and mortality rates in Texas, … [Read more...] about Aug. 14: “Coordination of Care: Maternal Health”
Join Doctors for Change for “Creating Safer Spaces,” a forum on immigrant and refugee health. You will learn and discuss the experiences and barriers that immigrant and refugee families encounter when seeking care, the laws that are precipitating these barriers and possible … [Read more...] about Jul. 10: “Creating Safer Spaces: Improving Healthcare for Immigrant and Refugee Families”