Introducing CCHP-CP, a New Specialty Exam for Physicians, NPs, and PAs
The CCHP program has launched the Certified Correctional Health Professional-Clinical Provider exam.
Continuity of care is critical for people with medical or mental health needs who are being released from incarceration. Although many correctional facilities facilitate care with community providers as part of discharge planning for people with serious health needs, health records are not routinely shared for all patients. NCCHC’s new position statement, Sharing of Patient Health Records Upon Release From Incarceration, seeks to close this gap by recommending the following: