Providing Health Care to Low-Income Immigrants

Providing Health Care to Low-Income Immigrants

The National Immigration Law Center organized a distinguished panel of speakers for a private-public interchange on innovative strategies for providing health care to low-income immigrants and other people who remain without access to health insurance.

This webinar took place on on June 25, 2014. To view the recording of the webinar, click here.

The presentation included discussion of state and local programs and efforts to provide access to affordable health care and coverage without regard to immigration status, including CA SB 1005 – the Health for All Act, My Health LA, HHC Options and other NY efforts, and the DC Healthcare Alliance.

The speakers were:

  • Tangerine Brigham, Director, Office of Managed Care, Department of Health Services, Los Angeles County
  • Betzabel Estudillo, Health Policy Coordinator, California Immigrant Policy Center
  • John Jurenko, Senior Assistant Vice President, Intergovernmental Relations, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (invited)
  • Danielle R. Lewis, MPA, Associate Director, Division of Eligibility Policy, Health Care Policy and Research Administration, Department of Health Care Finance, Government of District of Columbia