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UCLA Study: Even With Coverage, Undocumented Use Fewer Services
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UCLA researchers yesterday released a study that found the undocumented population in California uses far fewer health care services than U.S. citizens — even among those undocumented individuals who have insurance coverage. According to the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study: According to the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study: Undocumented immigrants in California see the doctor and visit emergency rooms significantly less often than U.S. citizens; Undocumented immigrants seek fewer preventive health services; and One in 10 undocumented adults visits an emergency department every year, compared with roughly one in five U.S.-born adults — putting ED use by the undocumented in California at roughly half the rate of U.S.-born residents.

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