Feb

15

Webinar Archive: Ensuring Access to Medicaid for Individuals with Mental Illnesses Reentering Their Communities from Prison: A Program Model from Oklahoma

The webinar, held on October 29th, described an innovative program to ensure that eligible individuals have access to Medicaid on their release date or soon after, including evaluation data documenting the program’s effects. Bob Mann, from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, detailed components of the program, which involved extensive collaboration among the state’s corrections, mental health, and Medicaid agencies. Dr. Henry Ireys, of Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., presented results of an evaluation of the impact of the program on Medicaid…

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February 15, 2017, 8:00 am

The webinar, held on October 29th, described an innovative program to ensure that eligible individuals have access to Medicaid on their release date or soon after, including evaluation data documenting the program’s effects. Bob Mann, from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, detailed components of the program, which involved extensive collaboration among the state’s corrections, mental health, and Medicaid agencies. Dr. Henry Ireys, of Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., presented results of an evaluation of the impact of the program on Medicaid enrollment, service use, and other outcomes. Seth Prins, from the Council of State Governments Justice Center, highlighted the Justice Center’s federal benefits tools. Finally, there was a question and answer session with the presenters.

To download a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation used during this webinar, click here.


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