Online Program

Health economics: Costs for unserved children, immigrants, and other groups

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session Objectives: Explain lower health care costs of unauthorized immigrants Describe a path from unmet children's medical needs to future avoidable costs Identify 3 risk factors of higher costs for ambulatory care Demonstrate cost benefits from investments in health care and improvement and their lag time
Garland L. Brinkley, CPH, MPH, PhD

Health care spending by unauthorized immigrants is lower than other immigrants and US natives   
Jim P. Stimpson, PhD, Fernando Wilson, PhD and Dejun Su, PhD
Can high healthcare costs be reduced? Empirical evidence from community hospitals   
Haichang Xin, PhD, Mark Diana, PhD, Anjum Khurshid, MBBS, PhD, Lisanne Brown, PhD MPH and Snigdha Mukherjee, PhD

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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