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Baltimore-area children face barriers to accessing mental health care due to language: report

Baltimore-area children face barriers to accessing mental health care due to language: report

A report released Wednesday by two Baltimore-based social justice groups says language barriers prevent children from immigrant families in Maryland from having equitable access to mental health services. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, patients are guaranteed free access to translation and interpretation services if …

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Micronesian migrant communities face barriers to accessing health care, insurance and Medicaid

Micronesian migrant communities face barriers to accessing health care, insurance and Medicaid

Migrants from across Micronesia who travel hundreds of miles to get to Guam for medical care continue to face challenges accessing care and insurance. Although Medicaid became available to citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, and Palau in January 2021, issues with the application and enrollment process and other barriers prevent care. …

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