People leaving jail and prison are at extremely high risk of hospitalization and death. This week, why policymakers from deep blue California to solidly red Utah think bringing Medicaid behind bars could help.Guests:Lee ReedShira Shavit, MD, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco; Executive Director, Transitions Clinic NetworkJacey Cooper, Director, California Medicaid ProgramCindy Beane, MSW, LCSW, Commissioner, West Virginia Bureau of Medical ServicesAmy Katzen, JD, MPP, Director of Policy and Strategy, Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human ServicesMike Levine, Medicaid Director, MassHealthDana Flannery, Former Senior Policy Advisor, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment SystemKhalil Cumberbatch, MSW, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Council on Criminal JusticeLearn more and read a full transcript on our website.Want more Tradeoffs? Sign up for our free weekly newsletter featuring the latest health policy research and news.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift.Follow us on Twitter. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
February 23, 2023