Healthcare

Health insurance

In the United States, you have to pay money to go the doctor. Health insurance helps pay for your medical care when you go to the doctor. Read more

Go to the doctor

To go to the doctor, you have to find a doctor and make an appointment. Read more

Doctors and specialists

There are many different types of doctors. Children and adults might see different doctors. Read more

Prescriptions and medicine

In the United States, there are two different types of medicines. You can buy some medicines at the store. But sometimes, a doctor must give you your medicine. Read more

From the Community

Affordable Care Act : Translated information and videosDeveloped videos and information in refugee languages to help refugees understand the Affordable Care Act. The Refugee Center Online
Refugee Stories: Why I want to become a cardiovascular surgeon | The Refugee Center OnlineAbel, a refugee from Ethiopia, shares his story "I was tired of seeing hundreds of people dying from lack of good medical care."
Treating Refugee Patients | Western Hospital Meets Eastern Beliefs: What healthcare professionals need to learn about refugees and immigrants in the U.S.Western Hospital Meets Eastern Beliefs: What healthcare professionals need to learn about refugees and immigrants in the U.S.Treating refugee patients: A refugee interpreter shares the miscommunications that goes between refugee patients and their American doctors.