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Many low-income individuals with severe mental illness leave state institutions without health insurance and therefore without financial access to the treatment they need to live successfully in their communities. Read an evaluation of Oklahoma’s efforts to develop and implement a model program to ensure that eligible individuals with mental illness were enrolled in Medicaid at discharge from state prisons and institutions for mental diseases.
Populations:Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA
HHS Publication No. (SMA) 10-4545; Mathematica Policy Research; state institutions; barriers; correctional facilities
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52668