Is Medicaid the Answer to Crushing Health Care Costs for Inmates?
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:45

Access to government-funded Medicaid, through the Affordable Care Act, will help reduce health care costs to cities, counties and states when inmates are enrolled in Medicaid during incarceration and prior to release.  Warren Ferguson, MD, academic director of the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Health & Criminal Justice Program spoke to U.S. News & World Report about the policies in Massachusetts. Read article

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