December 5th, Webinar on Mandated Implementation of Medicaid for Detained Youths
Mark your calendars and save the date for an upcoming webinar hosted by The Health and Reentry Project (HARP), in collaboration with the National Sheriffs’ Association, American Jail Association, and the National Association of Counties.
The webinar, “What Adult Jails Need to Know about Mandated Implementation of Medicaid for Detained Youths,” will be held on Tuesday, December 5th.
In 2023 Congress passed a law that will require jails and prisons to provide certain health care-related services to youths upon re-entry under Medicaid. This law will directly affect adult jails because, depending on certain factors, the definition of “youth” can include some individuals through age 25. The law goes into effect January 1, 2025, so jails should begin preparing now. The law also gives states the option of using Medicaid to cover some youth who are pre-trial. The goal of this webinar is to brief adult jail administrators on:
In addition, we'd like to hear from jail administrators questions or concerns they have that may need to be addressed by state and federal policymakers.
Webinar Title: What Adult Jails Need to Know about Mandated Implementation of Medicaid for Detained Youths
Date: Tuesday, December 5th, 2023
Eastern Time (ET): 2:00 PM
Central Time (CT): 1:00 PM
Mountain Time (MT): 12:00 PM
Pacific Time (PT): 11:00 AM
Your attendance at this event would be greatly appreciated, and we look forward to your participation.