Louisiana Medicaid Expansion To Help Released Inmates Get Care

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In Louisiana, the state that imprisons more of its citizens per capita than any other, the long-awaited July 1 launch of expanded Medicaid coverage will give those leaving prison a chance to continue what many describe as spotty treatment for the conditions that plagued them while behind bars, reports USA Today. Formerly incarcerated Louisiana residents describe prison and reentry as psychologically crushing for most people. Without access to health care when they leave prison, it's often only a . . .

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