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California bill to extend suspension of Medi-Cal benefits for inmates passes Assembly Health Committee

“The Western Center on Law and Poverty (WCLP), said that studies of suspension of Medicaid coverage for incarcerated persons implemented in Florida and Washington found that those enrolled in Medicaid at the time of release had 16% fewer incidents of recidivism compared to those not enrolled at time of release.”

https://stateofreform.com/featured/2021/03/california-bill-to-extend-suspension-of-medi-cal-benefits-for-inmates-passes-assembly-health-committee/