Arturo Vargas Bustamante
Affiliation: University of California
- Comparing federal and state healthcare provider performance in villages targeted by the conditional cash transfer programme of MexicoArturo Vargas Bustamante
Department of Health Services, Universiy of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 16:1251-9. 2011....
- Health expenditure dynamics and years of U.S. residence: analyzing spending disparities among Latinos by citizenship/nativity statusArturo Vargas Bustamante
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive, South Room 31 299C, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Health Serv Res 47:794-818. 2012..We investigate health expenditure disparities between Latinos and non-Latino whites by years of United States residence and citizenship/nativity status...
- United States-Mexico cross-border health insurance initiatives: Salud Migrante and Medicare in MexicoArturo Vargas Bustamante
School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Bustamante, California, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 31:74-80. 2012..S. health care system (through Salud Migrante), and access to lower-cost Medicare-supported health care for U.S. retirees in Mexico (Medicare in Mexico)...
- Estimating the effects of immigration status on mental health care utilizations in the United StatesJie Chen
Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy, College of Staten Island City University of New York, 2800 Victory Blvd, Room 2 N 229, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 13:671-80. 2011..Targeted interventions should also focus on addressing immigrants' language barriers, and providing culturally appropriate services...
- Variations in healthcare access and utilization among Mexican immigrants: the role of documentation statusArturo Vargas Bustamante
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:146-55. 2012..The recently approved Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will not reduce these disparities unless undocumented immigrants are granted some form of legal status...
- The tradeoff between centralized and decentralized health services: evidence from rural areas in MexicoArturo Vargas Bustamante
UCLA School of Public Health, Health Services, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, 31 299 C, 90095 Los Angleles, CA, United States
Soc Sci Med 71:925-34. 2010..These findings are robust to decentralization timing, heterogeneity in per capita government health expenditures, state and health infrastructure effects, and other confounders...
- Use of preventive care services among Latino subgroupsArturo Vargas Bustamante
University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:610-9. 2010..Most of this work, however, pools Latinos together when they compare different racial and ethnic groups. There is currently no information about the consistency of preventive care utilization across major Latino subgroups...
- Heterogeneity in health insurance coverage among US Latino adultsArturo Vargas Bustamante
UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive South Room 31 299C, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
J Gen Intern Med 24:561-6. 2009..Our hypothesis was that Latinos of Mexican ancestry have worse health insurance coverage than their non-Mexican Latino counterparts...
- Physicians cite hurdles ranging from lack of coverage to poor communication in providing high-quality care to latinosArturo Vargas Bustamante
School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1921-9. 2011..Insurance expansions and complementary reforms mandated by the Affordable Care Act of 2010 and other recent legislation should aid physicians in closing some of these gaps in quality...
- Understanding observed and unobserved health care access and utilization disparities among US Latino adultsArturo Vargas Bustamante
University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Med Care Res Rev 66:561-77. 2009..Although a significant share of these disparities may be explained by observed characteristics, disparities because of unobserved heterogeneity among the different Latino cohorts are also considerable...