The Federal Bureau of Prisons has awarded a new five-year contract to UMass Medical School to continue coordinating health care services for inmates at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) located in Devens, Mass.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has awarded the University of Massachusetts Medical School a contract to manage comprehensive medical services to approximately 4,900 inmates at the Federal Medical Center located in Butner, North Carolina.
UMass Medical School is partnering with the Massachusetts Medicaid program, MassHealth, in an effort to develop a model that will fully integrate the delivery and financing of care for all 21- to 64-year-old “dual eligibles,” those who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid services.
With $1 million in funding from the Innovation Center at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the state will oversee the project, which will demonstrate how this care and financing model would work. UMass Medical School will provide MassHealth with support in four main areas of the project: