Programs To Help Enroll Newly Released Inmates in Medicaid Helped More Than 112,000 in One Year
An increasing number of inmates are enrolling in Medicaid upon their release from prison, according to a study published Monday in Health Affairs. According to the study, programs created to help newly released prison inmates enroll in Medicaid helped more than 112,000 individuals sign up for the coverage in one year's time. Most of the enrollees were men, the study noted.
- "More Former Inmates Getting Medicaid Under Obamacare, Study Finds" (Preidt, HealthDay/U.S. News & World Report, 12/7).