Category: access to health care

Apr 05

States Seek Medicaid Dollars for Addiction Treatment Beds

Stateline By Christine Vestal BALTIMORE — Anthony Green says he woke up one morning in January and decided to quit drinking. “I said to myself, ‘If I want something better, I’ve got to do better.’ ” That’s what landed him at Gaudenzia, a residential drug and alcohol treatment center here in North Baltimore. Green, 38, …

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Mar 07

Register for Webinar: Strategies for Linking Justice-Involved Populations to Health Coverage

Hosted by the Urban Institute and Manatt Health Overcoming the challenges of eligibility and enrollment in health coverage is a necessary first step to realize the recidivism-reduction, health improvement, and cost containment potential of connecting people in the justice system to health care in the community. This webinar will present strategies for states and localities to increase …

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Mar 01

Newly Released Inmates Getting Access to Healthcare Coverage The Department of Corrections and the Louisiana Department of Health are teaming up to get health coverage for newly released inmates. DOC Medical Director Dr. Raman Singh says they are helping incarcerated inmates enroll in Medicaid so that once they are released, they can continue to receive the care they need. “They are being …

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