Leveraging Medicaid Managed Care for Justice Populations
This brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, Medicaid managed care organizations, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. It explains how perationalizing relationships between managed care organizations and public safety agencies can better facilitate access to community-based healthcare for individuals being released from jails or prisons.
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 is TASC Administrator of Medicaid Policy and Program Development Sherie Arriazola.