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Calif. Medicaid Expansion: A Lifeline For Ex-Convicts

At least half a million people are expected to get health care benefits in an expansion of California's Medicaid program, including many former prison inmates. Many ex-offenders will now be covered for care including mental health and substance abuse — problems that, when left untreated, can lead them right back behind bars.