Correctional Health Care, Reentry & Diversion Services

The corrections health care, re-entry, and diversion market is defined as the provision of medical and behavioral health services to the incarcerated, services to ease the transition back into the community, and diversion services related to decreasing or avoiding jail time for certain offenses. The corrections market faces a number of challenges including the high number of individuals with serious mental illness, an increasingly female population, providing adequate care, and helping former inmates adapt and succeed in the community.

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Health Reform Is Justice Reform

In the ten years since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid expansion has provided state governments with the opportunity to expand health care coverage for the low-income populations, which has helped to cover more corrections-involved consumers. This has fueled the momentum for the “health reform as justice reform” movement… Read

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