Published in AIDS Weekly, June 1st, 2009
Although federal law does not mandate Medicaid termination for prisoners, 90 percent of states have implemented policies that withdraw inmates' enrollment upon incarceration, which the authors say leaves a vulnerable population uninsured following release.
In the article, Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH, notes that each year, the United States releases more than 10 million people from the nation's...
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