Another health insurance gap: gaining and losing coverage among natives and immigrants at older ages.

@article{Reyes2014AnotherHI,
  title={Another health insurance gap: gaining and losing coverage among natives and immigrants at older ages.},
  author={Adriana M Reyes and Melissa Hardy},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2014},
  volume={43},
  pages={145-56}
}
As the immigrant population grows older and larger, limitations on access to health insurance may create a new subgroup of people who remain outside or on the margin of coverage. Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) data from the 2004 and 2008 panels, we address the health insurance gap between foreign-born and native-born adults among those aged 50-64 and the 65 and older, two sub-populations that have received relatively little attention in past research. We argue that… CONTINUE READING

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