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ACA Mapping Initiative

The ACA Mapping Initiative focused on mapping the flow of data from point of initial detention and hearings with a focus on identifying opportunities for increased efficiency, sharing information and reducing duplication of information and services to enhance continuity of care.

Medicaid Administrative Claiming and Targeted Case Management: Opportunities for Public Safety [Webinar]

This webinar defines roles that criminal justice professionals play in Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) and Targeted Case Management (TCM).

Health Literacy: Enhancing Access to Health Care for Justice-Involved Individuals [Webinar]

This webinar explains: what health literacy has to do with accessing health care.

Who Gets Time for Federal Drug Offenses? Data Trends and Opportunities for Reform

This brief examines federally sentenced prisoners with drug offenses to learn about their criminal histories and the nature of their offenses.

ADA @ 25: Impact and Implications for People with Disabilities Involved in the Justice System [Webinar]

Leaders from the disability and criminal justice fields explore the impact the ADA has on people with disabilities in the justice system.

Nation's Highest Court Weighs Correctional Security and Religious Freedom

This U.S. Supreme Court opinion held that RLUIPA and RFRA were passed by Congress in order to provide very broad protection for religious liberty.

The Affordable Care Act and County Jails: A Practical Guide to Strategies and Steps for Implementation

This guide is meant to help Sheriffs and County Jail Administrators consider practical strategies and suggests steps that support cost savings and other benefits with the Affordable Care Act.

Questions & Answers: The Affordable Care Act and County Jails

This brief will answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the ACA and how it relates to county jails.

A Note on HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: Dispelling the Myths about Justice-Health Information Sharing

This brief takes the ten most common myths about justice-health information sharing and explains the realities behind them.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Pretrial System: A "Front Door" to Health and Safety

This publication provides a general idea of what the ACA entails and explains how it can be used with pretrial detainees.

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