An Overview of the Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for Low-Income Hispanics in Texas: A Case for Crossborder Health Care Models

Kasi Chadwick

Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy
Fall 2012

Health reform, especially health reform in Texas, may not result in a system that allows access for all. This paper outlines how, in Texas, those remaining uninsured even after the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will likely be low income Hispanics. A solution is proposed in cross-border health models that utilize the inexpensive health care market in Mexico.

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