Justice reform strategies to reduce mass incarceration will not be successful without healthcare and social supports for persons with chronic health conditions. This intersection of health and justice holds the potential for smarter spending, better health outcomes, reduced incarceration, and fewer persons with mental illness and substance use disorders under correctional control. 

The United States’ current community supervision system does not effectively serve people with chronic health conditions. Moving away from the overly punitive model of community supervision and towards expanding and building upon Medicaid in all 50 states will improve health outcomes and help end mass incarceration.

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