As the state of Medicaid evolves, certain industry trends emerge. Detrimental effects of such trends, if not addressed properly, can include disruptions in continuity of care for vulnerable populations (e.g., incarcerated Medicaid beneficiaries), as.
INFORMED MEDICAID COVERAGE AND THE NEED FOR CONTINUITY OF CARE The United States incarcerates more people than any other country in the world, with 2.2 million inmates currently in custody−a 500% increase over the past 30 years. Individuals.
In 2017, 2.3 million people were incarcerated in our nation’s prisons and jails — a staggering 500% increase over the last 40 years. Those who are incarcerated also represent some of the most high-need, high-cost individuals requiring medical care..