Category: The Latest

Category: The Latest

Obama’s Deportation Plan to Swell Medi-Cal Rolls
April 2, 2015 Affordable Care Act, The Latest LPOC Organization

President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, which have sparked a fierce political backlash nationwide, could also provide an unlikely boost for another of his goals: increasing health insurance signups. Immigrants

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Physician Diversity Reduces Health Disparities
March 31, 2015 Recent Reports, The Latest LPOC Organization

“Immigration Policies and the U.S. Medical Education System: A Diverse Physician Workforce to Reduce Health Disparities” By Efrain Talamantes, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.H.P.M. and Gerardo Moreno, M.D., M.S.H.S. In the last

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500K Undocumented Immigrants Could Get Medi-Cal
March 26, 2015 Covered California & Medi-Cal, Immigrants, The Latest LPOC Organization

As many as half a million undocumented immigrants who qualify for deferred deportation could become eligible to enroll in Medi-Cal

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Kaiser Residency Launches La Salud Elective
March 15, 2015 The Latest LPOC Organization

This elective is offered to residents (PGY2 and above) and 4th year medical students who are passionate about Latino Health and providing culturally respectful care to the Latino community. Chosen

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Commentary: Advancing the Latino Physician Workforce
February 7, 2015 Recent Reports, The Latest LPOC Organization

Given the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and emerging health care workforce and population trends, the Association of American Medical Colleges has predicted a shortage of

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Latino Physicians in the U.S.: 1980-2010
February 7, 2015 Recent Reports, The Latest LPOC Organization

Abstract Purpose: To update and extend a 2000 study on the California Latino physician workforce, the authors examined the Latino physician workforce in the 30-year time frame spanning 1980 to

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