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Out of Prison, Uncovered

December 6, 2016
The Marshall Project

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Helping Ex-inmates Stay Out of the ER Brings Multiple Benefits

December 5, 2016
National Public Radio

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Health Law Expanded Coverage for Ex-Inmates, but Gaps Remain

September 19, 2016
Kaiser Health News

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Coordinating Access to Services for Justice-Involved Populations

August 11, 2016
Milbank Memorial Fund Issue Brief

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Connecting the Justice-Involved Population to Medicaid Coverage & Care: Findings from Three States

June 1, 2016
The Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief

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One Way to Help People Stay Out of Jail? Sign Them Up for Health Insurance

May 16, 2016
Think Progress

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State Health Official Letter: Medicaid & Justice Involved People

April 28, 2016
Department of Health & Human Services; Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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How Medicaid Enrollment of Inmates Facilitates Health Coverage After Release

December 8, 2015
The Pew Charitable Trusts Issue Brief

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State Medicaid Policies for Individuals Moving Into and Out of Incarceration

August 4, 2015
The Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief

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Improving Health Outcomes for Formerly Incarcerated Americans

May 26, 2015
The Network for Public Health Law Blog

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Is Medicaid the Answer to Crushing Health Care Costs for Inmates?

May 19, 2015
U.S. News & World Report

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Examining State Prison Health Care Spending: Cost Drivers and Policy Approaches

November 4th, 2014
Health Affairs Blog

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The Role of Medicaid in Successful Reentry

October 15, 2014
The Council of State Governments Justice Center, Capitol Ideas E-Newsletter

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Health Coverage and Care for the Adult Criminal Justice-Involved Population

Sept. 5, 2014
The Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief

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