Implications of Changing Public Charge Immigration Rules for Children Who Need Medical Care

JAMA Pediatrics
September 2019, Vol 173, No. 9, Pages 807-900
http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx

 

Original Investigation
Implications of Changing Public Charge Immigration Rules for Children Who Need Medical Care
Leah Zallman, MD, MPH; Karen E. Finnegan, PhD; David U. Himmelstein, MD; et al.
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JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173(9):e191744. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.1744
This cross-sectional study simulates the number, medical conditions, and care needs of children who are at risk of losing their current benefits, including Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, after a proposed US federal rule change.