Part 3: Asian American Language Access in Health

“Language access is a basic component of provider-patient communication, health education and promotion, and access to health care programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.” -Marguerite Ro, Jinny Jihyun Park, Deeana Jang “Language Access” Featured Image Introduction Question: How important is language access in healthcare? Is language access still an issue within the United States? Do you know of any examples of this? Suggested Readings: Language Access for Asian Americans in Health:┬áTrinh-Shevrin, Chau, Nadia Shilpi Islam, and Mariano Jose Rey.Asian American Communities and Health: Context,…