Author Archives: Marc Tunzi, MD

Health Reform and Access for Undocumented Patients: Pressure on the Safety-Net

Buy a bag of let­tuce, and I guar­an­tee you that the hands of at least one undoc­u­ment­ed work­er helped get it to your table. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, rig­or­ous iden­ti­fi­ca­tion require­ments and changes to fed­er­al Dis­pro­por­tion­ate Share fund­ing for safe­ty-net providers will make access to med­ical care for that undoc­u­ment­ed work­er more dif­fi­cult after imple­men­ta­tion of the Patient […]