Are migrants health policies aimed at improving access to quality healthcare? An analysis of Spanish policies.

@article{Vzquez2013AreMH,
  title={Are migrants health policies aimed at improving access to quality healthcare? An analysis of Spanish policies.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Luisa V{\'a}zquez and Rebeca Terraza-N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Silvia S-Hern{\'a}ndez and Ingrid Vargas and Lola Bosch and Andrea Gonzalez and Sandra Peque{\~n}o and Raquel Cantos and Juan Ignacio Mulero Mart{\'i}nez and Lu{\'i}s Andr{\'e}s L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2013},
  volume={113 3},
  pages={236-46}
}
Although until April 2012, all Spanish citizens regardless of their origin, residence status and work situation were entitled to health care, available evidence suggested inadequate access for immigrants. Following the Aday and Andersen model, we conducted an analysis of policy elements that affect immigrants' access to health care in Spain, based on documentary analysis of national policies and selected regional policies related to migrant health care. Selected documents were (a) laws and… CONTINUE READING
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