Arturo Vargas Bustamante
Affiliation: University of California
- Clinic Workload, the Quality of Staff Relationships and Diabetes Management in Community Health Centers Catering to Latino and Chinese PatientsArturo Vargas Bustamante
Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive South Room 31 299C, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
J Community Health . 2016..low QSR and MCW. Focusing efforts on improvements in practice climate may lead to more consistent provision of important processes of diabetes care for these patients...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Identifying health insurance predictors and the main reported reasons for being uninsured among US immigrants by legal authorization statusArturo Vargas Bustamante
Department of Health Policy and Management, University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
Int J Health Plann Manage 29:e83-96. 2014..Although long-stayed documented immigrants are likely to benefit from the Affordable Care Act implementation, undocumented immigrants and short-stayed documented immigrants may encounter difficulties getting health insurance coverage...
- Measuring Workplace Climate in Community Clinics and Health CentersMark W Friedberg
RAND Corporation Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Med Care 54:944-9. 2016..Several surveys to measure workplace climate exist, but their relationships to each other and to distinguishable dimensions of workplace climate are unknown...
- Policy dilemmas in Latino health care and implementation of the Affordable Care ActAlexander N Ortega
Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772 email
Annu Rev Public Health 36:525-44. 2015..We identify four current policy dilemmas relevant to Latinos' health and ACA implementation: (a) the need to extend coverage to the undocumented; (b) the growth of Latino populations in states with limited insurance expansion; ..