OMO Governing Body member Dr. Elena Rios   spoke with National Public Radio reporter Linda Wertheimer for the story  “Hispanics in the U.S. Are Likely To Be Uninsured”. Dr. Rios is President and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association.

See a short description of the story below. The rest of the interview can be found on NPR’s website at: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113107192

Congress is considering bills that would help provide health insurance to millions of Americans who don’t have it. If this happens, one of the big beneficiaries would be Hispanics. One third of all Hispanics in the U.S. are uninsured. Dr. Elena Rios, president of the National Hispanic Medical Association, tells Linda Wertheimer that millions are uninsured because of cultural reasons as well as economic ones.

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