The rising number of inmates enrolled in Medicaid discussed by Warren Ferguson of UMass Medical School's Health & Criminal Justice Program in U.S. News & World Report

May 19, 2015

Access to government-funded Medicaid, through the Affordable Care Act, will help reduce health care costs to cities, counties and states when inmates are enrolled in Medicaid during incarceration and prior to release. Warren Ferguson, MD, academic director of the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Health & Criminal Justice Program spoke to U.S. News & World Report about the policies in Massachusetts.