Suspend or Terminate Medicaid Upon Incarceration?


A new report by OPEN MINDSState Policy On Medicaid Benefits For State Prison Inmates: A State-By-State Review, found that 42 states (82%) suspend, rather than terminate, Medicaid benefits for incarcerated populations as of 2019. This is up 19 percentage points from 2014, when just 12 states (23%) suspended Medicaid benefits for this population.


https://www.openminds.com/market-intelligence/executive-briefings/reducing-recidivism-by-speeding-medicaid-eligibility/


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