Barriers Preventing Mexican Americans From Obtaining health Insurance
Methods:This study will be conducted through a series of structured interviews with Navigators in the community and the family members of multiple generations recruited through a FQHC and independent senior living home. We will do a thematic analysis and evaluate for the perceptions surrounding the ACA that the different generations have. We will then analyze this information to identify major barriers or misconceptions surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
Results: We will present the results of our thematic analysis at a later date.
Learning Objectives: Assess existing barriers that prevent Mexican Americans from enrolling in the Market Place. Analyze the existing perceptions of the ACA among different generations of Mexican Americans. Explain how outreach messages effect the way individuals perceive the ACA.
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Assess existing barriers that prevent Mexican Americans from enrolling in the Market Place.
Keyword(s): Affordable Care Act, Latinos
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Any relevant financial relationships? No
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