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Maintaining Medicaid Benefits for Jail Detainees With Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

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About the Course:

In most communities, individuals detained in jails find themselves without access to Medicaid benefits upon release. This publication addresses the topic of maintaining Medicaid benefits for jail detainees with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Maintaining Medicaid Benefits for Jail Detainees With Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders created by The GAINS Center in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

The GAINS Center

Publication Date:

Spring 2002

Course Material Author

The GAINS Center

The National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System is a national center for the collection and dissemination of information about effective mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders who come in contact with the justice system.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about maintaining Medicaid benefits for jail detainees with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss factors leading to maintenance or termination of Medicaid benefits for jail detainees.

  2. Explain federal guidelines on Medicaid as they pertain to incarceration.

  3. Describe the way in which Lane County, Oregon, has addressed the issue of maintaining Medicaid benefits for incarcerated individuals.

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Article: Maintaining Medicaid Benefits for Jail Detainees With Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

This public domain article is reproduced from The SAMHSA’S GAINS Center.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101313
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  • Reading-Based Online
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