Do Children of Immigrants Make Differential Use of Public Health Insurance?
If immigrant parents face higher transactions costs of enrolling in Medicaid, and different opportunities in the market for private health insurance, then their responses to becoming eligible for Medicaid are likely to differ from those of native-born parents. This prediction is tested using data about health insurance coverage and the utilization of medical care from the US National Health Interview Survey.
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