Medicaid a Possible Solution to Prison Health Costs


(10/30/2013)
According to a report released Oct. 29, states can lower prison health care costs by expanding Medicaid funding under the Affordable Care Act. The report also highlighted outsourcing and other measures for health care cost reductions.

Medicaid Expansion to Provide Health Care for Former Inmates

By Audrey Arthur
(05/15/2013)
As eligibility requirements take change, the 2014 implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will expand Medicaid to the nation’s current and former inmates, if states opt to expand.
 

Potential Security Breach Leads to Replacement of Maryland Inmate Workers


(03/14/2012)
Some Medicaid users may be worried after auditors in Maryland revealed that inmates had access to patients’ Social Security numbers.