Health Care for California’s Jail Population
The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series
Now that the Affordable Care Act has expanded Medi-Cal eligibility, California’s county jail systems could become enrollment sites for their high-need, hard-to-reach populations. PPIC researcher Mia Bird will discuss the role of jail systems as health care providers and the potential benefits of enrolling inmates in health insurance coverage.
Mia Bird, research fellow, PPIC