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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Justice-Involved Populations

This FAQ details how the Affordable Care ACT (ACA) impacts justice-involved populations. In addition, it presents statistics that explain the demographics and health concerns of this population. Read more...

Background Facts for Working Group on Health Reform and Criminal Justice

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This background fact sheet details who is cycling through our nation's jails. It includes demographic information as well as information about the health status of those incarcerated.

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Prepared by COCHS staff

The Intersection of Public Health and Public Safety in U.S. Jails: Implications and Opportunities of Federal Health Care Reform

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This paper discusses the implications and opportunities of health care reform for jails from a public health perspective.

Author
Bonita Veysey of the School of Criminal Justice,
Rutgers -The State University of New Jersey