There are over 300 refugees resettled in Cache County, Utah (figure 2). Despite coming from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, the Cache County refugee population shares similar circumstances in regards to access to health care:
(a)96% of working adults are employed at the same job
(b)Refugees have access to the same social services
(c)None of the refugee populations speak English as a native language.
The purpose of this study is to understand key physical, structural and cultural barriers that prevent Cache Valley refugees from
(a)Utilizing work-provided health insurance or Medicaid when seeking medical treatment and
(b)Seeking necessary medical procedures.
Research On Capitol Hill 2016
Hoggard, Michael and Gast, Julie, "Barriers to health care access for Cache County refugees" (2016). Research on Capitol Hill. Paper 45.