As Refugees Settle In, Health Care Becomes A Hurdle

Kaiser Health News staff writer Ankita Rao reports: "A refugee's relationship with American health care can vary widely by community and circumstances, said Heather Burke, a domestic team leader at the committee on migrant and refugee health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Refugees might be resettled in a well-established community with neighbors from their home country, or they may reach a destination where the government caseworker who greets them at the airport is the only person they know to call" (Rao, 4/17). Read the story.

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