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Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

A report from the National Association of Counties addresses suspending Medicaid coverage for inmates. Medicaid allows for—and the federal government encourages—continued eligibility for coverage for a person who is incarcerated. This brief features information about the impact that policies on suspension or termination of Medicaid during incarceration or detention has on county jails and their ability to enroll inmates in health coverage.
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