Chapter 17.4: Pre-Natal and Child Health Care For Immigrant Victims and Their Children (February 17, 2017) [pdf]

Chapter in Empowering Survivors: Legal Rights of Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault. Under federal health care, public benefits and immigration laws states have the option to elect to provide greater access to prenatal care for immigrants than offered immigrants and immigrant crime victims under federal law. This chapter provides a chart detailing for each state the programs that provide prenatal services for immigrants by immigration status, the type of coverage provided, and the eligibility/application process. This information is current as of February 12, 2017. It is intended to provide an overview regarding health benefits and emergency Medicaid for each state.