A cost-public charge benefit analysis
Dec 10, 2018

A cost-public charge benefit analysis

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Why limiting which federal benefits undocumented immigrants receive could be disastrous for some hospitals. Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn and the company have been officially charged of criminal wrongdoing. Plus, a look at catastrophe bonds in the wake of California's devastating wildfires.

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What does public charge proposal mean for hospitals that treat immigrants?

Dec 10, 2018
Today is the final day for comment for the Trump administration’s public charge proposal that would make it harder for immigrants to qualify for citizenship if they’ve used public benefits, including SNAP, public housing and Medicaid. Immigrants who’ve received cash assistance or long-term medical care already have a strike against them when they apply for […]
Immigrants make up roughly 12 percent of the population in this country, but account for just 8.6 percent of heath care expenditures. 
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Why limiting which federal benefits undocumented immigrants receive could be disastrous for some hospitals. Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn and the company have been officially charged of criminal wrongdoing. Plus, a look at catastrophe bonds in the wake of California’s devastating wildfires.

Today’s show is sponsored by Navy Federal Union and the Alliance for Lifetime Income.

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