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ACP Calls for National Strategy on Healthcare for Immigrants
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A South Carolina bill that would make it illegal to transport undocumented persons to a hospital and other legislative efforts to deny medical services to immigrants have prompted calls from the American College of Physicians (ACP) for a national policy to override such state rules.

“We need to have some way to make sure everybody gets healthcare,” said Virginia Hood, MD, president of the ACP and an internist with Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, VT.