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January 2012 - National Jail Exchange

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    Medicaid Expansion and the Local Criminal Justice System

    “ Medicaid Expansion and the Local Criminal Justice System ” ( American Jails Nov/Dec 2011) By Michael DuBose, CEO, Community Oriented Correctional Health Services The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 includes provisions with a major potential impact on local jails: "In 2014, cities, counties, and states will have an unprecedented opportunity to reduce the costs associated with individuals involved in the justice system—from jail bed use to emergency...
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