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The purpose of the Model Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Act is to: (1) Require a state department of health and human services to apply for a Medicaid reentry Section 1115 demonstration waiver to allow a state Medicaid program to cover pre-release services for a Medicaid eligible incarcerated individual for up to 90 days prior to the individual’s expected release date and (2) Require a state department of health and human services to conduct comprehensive monitoring and evaluation of the Medicaid reentry demonstration, if the waiver is approved....

The Model Relief from Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act establishes a process for the identification, collection, and publication of state and federal collateral consequences that impact an individual who has been convicted of a crime and establishes a process by which an individual can obtain a certificate of relief from certain collateral consequences before records are eligible to be sealed or expunged....

Each issue of News Bites will highlight unique news articles from around the United States in the areas of public health and safety, substance use disorders, and the criminal justice system. This newsletter will feature stories that you may have missed but are important to the field....

In this fact sheet the Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA) details the changes to the "primary diagnosis" regulation. The fact sheet also covers the federal regulatory scheme for methadone for OUD and explains what led SAMHSA to revise its regulations. ...

In this document, the Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA) examines state-level statutes and regulations related to substance use during pregnancy and whether such use during pregnancy is considered child abuse or neglect in the jurisdiction. ...

Case Law Monitor is the bimonthly case law newsletter of the Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA). Each issue will highlight unique cases from around the United States in the areas of public health and safety, substance use disorders, and the criminal justice system. ...

The Model Pharmacist Collaboration for Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Act, drafted in collaboration with the Center for Health Law Studies at the St. Louis University School of Law, can help to save the lives and improve the health and quality of life of individuals who have an opioid use disorder (OUD) by expanding access to and availability of medication for OUD....

Each issue of News Bites will highlight unique news articles from around the United States in the areas of public health and safety, substance use disorders, and the criminal justice system. This newsletter will feature stories that you may have missed but are important to the field....