90/10 Funding to Promote Health Information Sharing between Correctional Agencies and Community-Based Providers

9010 Funding

This brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. It discusses the intersection between information technology, record sharing, the criminal justice system, and Medicaid. Specifically, it provides information about how federal 90/10 funding can be leveraged to strengthen connectivity between jails and prisons and the healthcare provider community.

TASC’s Medicaid Policy Series is designed to help leaders maximize the opportunities of Medicaid expansion in order to more swiftly and effectively connect justice populations to healthcare services in the community. The lead author of the series was then TASC Administrator of Medicaid Policy and Program Development Sherie Arriazola.