Empowering New York’s Asian American Community Since 1989

Lessons Learned: To Sustain Health Coverage After September 11th In NYC Chinatown (2004)

This study examines participation in a temporary health care program for workers in New York City’s Chinatown neighborhood who were affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The Research Department examined key factors in participants’ decision for enrolling in a program, including source of information, prior experience health insurance, and immediate health needs.