Evaluation of Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams: Payment Practices and Policies in the United States, 2011

Metadata Updated: December 3, 2020

The purpose of the study was to examine: (1) which entities pay for sexual assault medical forensic exams (MFEs) in state and local jurisdictions throughout the United States, and the policies and practices around determining payment; (2) what services are provided in the exam process and how exams are linked to counseling, advocacy, and other services; (3) whether exams are provided to victims regardless of their reporting or intention to report the assault to the criminal justice system; (4) how MFE kits are being stored for victims who choose not to participate in the criminal justice system process; and (5) whether Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 2005 requirements are generally being met throughout the country.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 3, 2020

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 3, 2020
Publisher National Institute of Justice
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Identifier 1176
Data First Published 2016-08-31T00:00:00
Data Last Modified 2016-08-31T00:00:00
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Public Access Level restricted public
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Metadata Type geospatial
Program Code 011:060
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Spatial United States

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