Policy and Position

Click below to read the ACCP's position statements on important issues in correctional care.

Health Care During Incarceration: A Policy Position Paper From the ACP (American College of Physicians)

Abstract: The American College of Physicians (ACP) has a long-standing commitment to improving the health of all Americans and opposes any form of discrimination in the delivery of health care services. ACP is committed to working toward fully understanding and supporting the unique needs of the incarcerated population and eliminating health disparities for these persons. In this position paper, ACP offers recommendations to policymakers and administrators to improve the health and well-being of persons incarcerated in adult correctional facilities.
ACP - Link to Position Paper on Correctional Health Care