Assessing gaps between policy and practice in Medicaid disenrollment of jail detainees with severe mental illness.

@article{Morrissey2006AssessingGB,
  title={Assessing gaps between policy and practice in Medicaid disenrollment of jail detainees with severe mental illness.},
  author={Joseph P. Morrissey and Kathleen M. Dalton and Henry J. Steadman and Gary S. Cuddeback and Diane Haynes and Alison Evans Cuellar},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2006},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={803-8}
}
OBJECTIVE This prospective cohort study in two large metropolitan jail systems examined whether Medicaid disenrollment policies for persons detained in jail were enforced. The extent to which persons with severe mental illness lost their Medicaid benefits while detained was determined. METHODS Mailed questionnaires to state Medicaid directors in 2000… CONTINUE READING