California Correctional Health Care Services

The California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is a state agency responsible for providing medical, dental, and mental health care services to incarcerated individuals in Californias prisons and juvenile facilities. The CCHCS is committed to providing high-quality, evidence-based health care to promote the health and well-being of individuals in custody and to reduce recidivism rates. The agency works closely with local health care providers and community organizations to provide comprehensive, coordinated care to incarcerated individuals, and to ensure that they receive appropriate follow-up care upon release. The CCHCS also conducts research and evaluation to identify and promote best practices in correctional health care, and to measure the impact of its programs on public health and safety.

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