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Program Description

  Medical and Behavioral Health Services

Medical and Behavioral Health Services provides medical and behavioral health care to all incarcerated inmates in compliance with recognized health care, legal, and correctional standards. The facilities are accredited by the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards (MCCS) and the American Correctional Association (ACA).

Program Contacts

Contact Kaye Beckley of the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation at 240.773.9908 or Rachel Silberman of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2770 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY21Actual FY22Estimated FY23Target FY24Target FY25
Number of referrals to mental health providers 3,9524,9544,2964,2964,296
Number of inmates receiving sick-call services 9,69511,6109,6719,6719,671
Number of initial nursing intakes 2,7453,2303,4143,4143,414

Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved725102937.69
Increase Cost: Address Structural Pharmacy Deficit due to Signficant Inflation2000000.00
Add: Therapist to Provide Behavioral Health Supports for Public Safety Employees880001.00
Increase Cost: Nurse Retention Bonus to Support Critical Department Operations341000.00
Increase Cost: Contractual Increase for Medical Services297740.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1637591.00
FY24 Approved776666239.69