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Leading in Difficult Times: Funding Challenges and Partnerships

Part of a conversation with Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH, MBA, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, Ron Charpentier, MBA, and Kevin Counihan, moderated by Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-… Continue Reading ›

Good News for Correctional Providers: Prescribing Buprenorphine Just Got Simpler

Earlier this week, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a new practice guideline that removes barriers for providers when obtaining the “… Continue Reading ›

Rhode Island DOC’s Vaccine Acceptance Success Story

Millions of Americans are being vaccinated against COVID-19 every day, bringing us closer and closer to the goal of herd immunity. But in the nation’s jai… Continue Reading ›

Vaccine Resistance: Take a Stand

A
recent article in the Chicago Tribune pointed out that COVID-19
vaccine rates for prison staffers were alarmingly low.  “In Massachusetts, more tha… Continue Reading ›

MOUD in Corrections: Saving and Changing Lives

Whitney was six months pregnant and
struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD) when she got to jail. But the jail
did not provide her with access … Continue Reading ›

Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics: Improving COVID-19 Patient Outcomes in Correctional Health Care

I wanted to pass on some new and highly relevant information on exciting medical innovations highlighted by our colleagues at the HHS/Assistant Secretary fo… Continue Reading ›

Indivior Gift to Support MOUD in Jails and Prisons

The NCCHC Foundation is pleased to announce Indivior’s Platinum Level support for the Foundation’s Partners in Correctional Health Annual Giving Society…. Continue Reading ›

New GAO Report Recommends That Policies for Pregnant Women in DOJ Custody Align With National Guidelines

A new report from the Government Accountability Office noted that while the U.S. Marshals Service and the Bureau of Prisons have policies on pregnancy-relate… Continue Reading ›

Language Matters: NCCHC’s New Position Statement on Use of Humanizing Language in Correctional Health Care

In 2003, one of the first initiatives of the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions, an independent academic center and public policy think tank of profe… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC supports bipartisan bill to allow incarcerated to get addiction treatment covered by Medicaid starting 30 days before release

The bill, “The Medicaid Reentry Act,” will be introduced Wednesday in the Senate. The bipartisan measure, coauthored by Sen. Ta… Continue Reading ›