Litigation and Community Advocacy to Ensure Health Access for Micronesian Migrants in Hawai‘i

  title={Litigation and Community Advocacy to Ensure Health Access for Micronesian Migrants in Hawai‘i},
  author={Megan Kiyomi Inada Hagiwara and Megan Kiyomi Inada Seiji Wayne Deja Marie Yamada and Megan Kiyomi Inada Seiji Wayne Deja Marie Tanaka and Megan Kiyomi Inada Seiji Wayne Deja Marie Ostrowski},
  journal={Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved},
  pages={137 - 145}
The Federated States of Micronesia and the Republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands signed a series of treaties known as the Compacts of Free Association (COFA) with the United States (U.S.). While the islands became independent nations, certain rights and responsibilities were assigned to the U.S. However since the signing of the treaties, U.S. federal and Hawai‘i state policies have reduced health care coverage for COFA migrants living in the U.S. and its territories. This commentary… Expand
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