Pre-and post-release services.


INMATE HEALTH CARE and COMMUNICABLE DISEASES TABLE 9: PRE- AND POST-RELEASE SERVICES SYSTEM CHRONIC DISEASE Establish Attempts to PROVISIONS Appointments in Establish Community for Chronic Care Care Insurance Policies ALABAMA Inmate is released No Yes with 30-day supply of medications, if applicable; contact information is provided for care with the receiving county health department or indigent clinic. ALASKA No response ARIZONA Release planners Yes Yes work to arrange for financial resources, medical care, housing and other needs. ARKANSAS Given listing of Yes Yes helping agencies and medical facilities throughout the state; contact made with the state health department; provided adequate medications until an appointment is available with a physician COLORADO Coordination of No No care with community providers and the Colorado Department of Health/Environment CONNECTICUT Discharge planning Yes Yes and discharge medications DELAWARE No response FLORIDA No response GEORGIA No response HAWAII Education: Yes No medications as appropriate: referral IDAHO Referrals or Yes Yes appointments with a health department or appropriate clinic ILLINOIS No response INDIANA Referrals to Yes Yes community providers for follow-up care; 30-day supply of medications IOWA Communicate with Yes Unknown public health; contact county for HIV/AIDS inmates who are assigned a case worker and often visit the inmate while incarcerated; public health officials interview HIV or TB patients on-site KANSAS Contract in effect Yes Yes with the Kansas Department of Health Education for quality discharge planning KENTUCKY Coordination with Yes No local health department; provided a 30-day supply of medications LOUISIANA Linkage to Yes Yes community providers MAINE No response MARYLAND No response MASSACHUSETTS Discharge planning Yes Yes services MICHIGAN Counseling and Yes No information; a 30-day supply of medications MINNESOTA Case management Yes Yes services ensure inmates have health insurance upon release and an adequate supply of medications; for mid-treatment tuberculosis cases, the Minnesota Department of Health is notified and arrangements are made to ensure the offender is medication compliant. MISSISSIPPI Referral to Yes (HIV/ No Mississippi AIDS only) Department of Health for tuberculosis; referrals to community providers for HIV/AIDS cases; a 30-day supply of medications MISSOURI Provided Yes Yes appropriate information and contact references MONTANA Not specified...

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