1. Contributions to U.S. Latino/Hispanic Health Care Research
Bustamante AV, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Understanding observed and unobserved health care access and utilization disparities among US Latino adults. Medical Care Research & Review, 2009, 66(5):561-77.
Bustamante AV, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Heterogeneity in health insurance coverage among US Latino adults. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2009, 24 (3):561-6.
Bustamante AV, Chen J, Rodriguez HP, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Use of preventive care services among Latino subgroups. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2010, 38(6):610-9.
Bustamante AV, Chen J. Physicians cite hurdles ranging from lack of coverage to poor communication in providing high-quality care to latinos. Health Affairs, 2011, 30(10): 1921-9.
Bustamante, AV, R McKenna, J Viana, AN Ortega, Chen J. Access to care differences between Mexican-heritage and other Latinos in California after the Affordable Care Act, Health Affairs, 2018,37(9):1400-8.
2. Contributions to U.S. Immigrant Health Care Research
Bustamante AV, Fang H, Garza J, Carter-Pokras O, Wallace SP, Rizzo JA, Ortega AN. Variations in healthcare access and utilization among Mexican immigrants: the role of documentation status. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health / Center for Minority Public Health, 2012, 14(1):146-55.
Bustamante AV, Chen J. Health expenditure dynamics and years of U.S. residence: analyzing spending disparities among Latinos by citizenship/nativity status. Health Services Research, 2013, 47(2):794-818.
Bustamante AV, Chen J. The great recession and health spending among uninsured U.S. citizens and non-citizens: implications for the afffordable care act implementation, Health Services Research, 2014, 49(6):1900-24.
Bustamante, AV, Chen J, R McKenna, Ortega AN. Health Care Access and Utilization Among US Immigrants Before and After the Affordable Care Act. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health / Center for Minority Public Health, 2019, 21(2): 211-18.
Bustamante, AV, Chen J, L Félix Beltrán, Ortega AN. Health Policy Challenges Posed By Shifting Demographics And Health Trends Among US Immigrants. Health Affairs, 2021, 40(7): 1028-37.
3. Contributions to International and Border Health Care Research
Bustamante, AV, Ojeda G, Castaneda X. Willingness to pay for cross-border health insurance between the United States and Mexico. Health Affairs, 2008, 27(1):169-78.
Bustamante, AV. The tradeoff between centralized and decentralized health services: evidence from rural areas in Mexico. Social Science & Medicine, 2010, 71(5):925-34.
Bustamante AV, Mendez CA. Healthcare privatization in Latin America: what explains diverging healthcare privatization policies in Chile, Colombia and Mexico, Journal of Health Care Politics, Policy and the Law, 2014, 39(4):841-86.
Bustamante, AV, Shimoga S. Comparing the income elasticity of health spending in middle-income and high-income countries: the role of financial protection, International Journal of Health Policy & Management, 2018,7(3): 255-263.
Bustamante, AV, M Vilar-Compte, Ochoa Lagunas A. Social Support and Chronic Disease Management Among Older Adults of Mexican Descent: A U.S.-Mexico Perspective. Social Science and Medicine, 2019,216(1):107-113.
Bustamante, AV. U.S.-Mexico cross-border health visitors: How Mexican border cities in the state of Baja California address unmet healthcare needs from U.S. residents, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2020,46(20): 4230-4247.