Wednesday Apr 28, 3:30 PM

159 Overview of Louisiana’s Pre-release Medicaid Enrollment Program

Participants will receive in-depth explanation of the implementation and day-to-day management of Louisiana’s Pre-release Medicaid Enrollment Program for persons in state custody. State expansion of Medicaid occurred in 2016 and the program was launched in 2017 and is now in 18 correctional facilities. Members with certain medical and behavioral health conditions have the opportunity to participate in prerelease case management with their health plan.

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the rules of Medicaid eligibility for incarcerated persons
  • Describe key components of Louisiana’s prerelease enrollment program
  • Discuss data analysis to measure care utilization and provide information for program improvement

Level: Intermediate

  • Karissa Page, MPH

    Justice-involved Pre-release Medicaid Enrollment Manager

    Louisiana Department of Health

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