Medicaid and Medicare benefits should not be impacted by incarceration, "Fleeing Felon" status, or violations of probation or parole. While the benefits will be suspended while a person is incarcerated, they should be reinstated as soon as the person is released. The resources in this folder provide a general overview of Medicaid and Medicare and can help to ensure that Medicaid and Medicare benefits are not disturbed because of criminal records.
Western New York Law Center and Empire Justice Center Online Health Care Resources Page
Navigating Medicare and Medicaid 2005 (The Kaiser Family Foundation)
Keeping Medicare and Medicaid When You Work (The Kaiser Family Foundation)
Letter from State Correctional Officials on Importance of Medicaid Continuity