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...allenges increase with the diverse patient population in the determination as to how to best provide health care services. Therefore, it is imperative that the health care provider understand the dynamics between language and culture to deliver the proper services. Ongoing enrollment assistance is needed for continued success for the succeeding years following initial enrollment to ensure that Hispanics receive access to the care they need, they understand how the insurance works, and navigating through possible culture and/or linguistic issues. Improving health for Latino’s is directly dependent on whether they choose to seek it out. Health care cost will be an ongoing battle in the fight to determine access of care in health care in the U.S. Eliminating cost will be an ongoing challenge, and if not overcome will continue to be a barrier to the access of care.
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