Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101313
About the Course:
In most communities, individuals detained in jails find themselves without access to Medicaid benefits upon release. This publication addresses the topic of maintaining Medicaid benefits for jail detainees with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Maintaining Medicaid Benefits for Jail Detainees With Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders created by The GAINS Center
Journal/Publisher:The GAINS Center
Publication Date:Spring 2002
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about maintaining Medicaid benefits for jail detainees with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss factors leading to maintenance or termination of Medicaid benefits for jail detainees.
- Explain federal guidelines on Medicaid as they pertain to incarceration.
- Describe the way in which Lane County, Oregon, has addressed the issue of maintaining Medicaid benefits for incarcerated individuals.
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