Toolkit: State Strategies to Enroll Justice-Involved Individuals in Health Coverage

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Many individuals involved in the criminal justice system are now eligible for Medicaid in states that expanded Medicaid under the ACA. Health coverage can provide individuals who are leaving incarceration with access to physical and behavioral health services critical to their successful reentry into the community. This new toolkit highlights the efforts of select states to enroll individuals involved with the criminal justice system. The toolkit is designed to provide state officials with actionable information about policies and practices available to connect justice-involved individuals to health care coverage through Medicaid.

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Date: Dec 2015
Author: National Academy for State Health Policy