An Explanation of Federal Medicaid and Disability Program Rules (CSG Justice Center)
- Organization: Council of State Governments Justice Center
- Creation Date: Monday, February 08, 2010
- Submitted: Monday, February 08, 2010
- Attachment: LINK
This fact sheet offers an overview of Medicaid and SSI/SSDI programs and includes discussion of why individuals with mental illness may lose their benefits when they are incarcerated and what steps can be taken to ensure that those benefits are reinstated upon release.