steven rosenberg

steven rosenberg

Steven Rosenberg: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for the Criminal Justice System

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Steve Rosenberg, president of Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS), talks with David Cloud of Vera's Substance Use and Mental Health program about the opportunities under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to improve access to healthcare services for criminal justice-involved populations, as a way to improve both public health and public safety. Rosenberg explains the unique role that corrections and court personnel can play in identifying eligible individuals, assisting them with the enrollment process, and linking them to care in the community. He also emphasizes the importance of health information technology in breaking down communication barriers between correctional health and community health systems, as a way to enhance care coordination. This video is part of the Vera Institute of Justice's Neil A. Weiner Research Speaker Series. For more information, please visit http://www.vera.org.