Medicaid insurance policy for youths involved in the criminal justice system.

  title={Medicaid insurance policy for youths involved in the criminal justice system.},
  author={Alison Evans Cuellar and Kelly J. Kelleher and Jennifer A. Rolls and Kathleen Pajer},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={95 10},
Juvenile justice and Medicaid agencies share an interest in serving delinquent youths, many of whom have a relatively poor health status. However, many state and local Medicaid policies result in these youths having no insurance coverage, making access to needed services difficult. A nationally representative survey of state and community juvenile justice and Medicaid agencies was conducted to assess Medicaid policies. Evidence from the survey suggests that in some areas delinquent youths are… 

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