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Black or African American men face disproportionate rates of incarceration and poor health outcomes. Recent changes in sentencing policy have allowed individual...

  • Black or African American men face disproportionate rates of incarceration and poor health outcomes. Recent changes in sentencing policy have allowed individuals to return to communities after substantial periods of incarceration. Returning citizens often reenter with many challenges: housing, employment, medical assistance, and transportation. This study illustrates that this is relevant for reentering citizens who are not eligible for Medicare due to age or whose linkage to employer insurance is limited due to work history, employment discrimination, or education.