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County Health Coverage Enrollment Efforts for California's Justice-Involved Populations

County Health Coverage Enrollment Efforts for California's Justice-Involved Populations

Increasing health care access for people in the criminal justice system is an important part of smart justice.

People in the justice system have much higher rates of chronic illness and lower rates of health coverage. By enrolling people in the justice system into health care, local leaders can help them address underlying health issues while reducing recidivism, cutting costs, and increasing stability.

 
We’ve been working to expand health care enrollment for criminal justice populations for the last three years. And we’re seeing changes across the state!
 
Check out our new report to learn what California’s counties are doing to enroll people in the justice system in health care and the impact it’s having.  Hear about challenges and opportunities counties are experiencing and what steps local leaders are taking to increase enrollment.

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