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Facilitating Access to Health Care Coverage for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Source: National Academy for State Health Policy
Date Published: 2013

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Description

Youth involved in the juvenile justice system have extensive physical and behavior health needs. The majority have at least one mental health condition and substance abuse is also very common. Findings from a study of youth in residential settings found that two-thirds of youth in custody have a healthcare need. This report outlines federal and state eligibility, enrollment, and outreach strategies that can help facilitate seamless coverage for system-involved youth.

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