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Understanding health care in America: An introduction for immigrant patients   Japanese
Abstract:  This 12-page handout provides basic information to help immigrants to the United States understand the health care system in the U.S. and at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Included are sections about the health care team, making decisions about health care, legal issues, privacy, who pays for care, questions about medical bills, emergency care, hospital and clinic visits, tests, lab visits, medicines, and more.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, June 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Interpreter Services; Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Public Health; Patient Rights; About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Insurance Benefits; Immigrants; Health Service Accessibility; Health Care Services
Language(s):  English; Russian; Spanish; Japanese
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3864

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