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Resource ID: #24577
Subject: Prisons
Source: Bee (Sacramento, Calif.)
Date: 3/15/2009; 12/13/2009; 12/14/2009; 12/15/2009; 12/23/2009



In this investigation, Charles Piller reveals that cost to improve medical care in California's prisons was grossly "overstated." In 2006, a court-ordered receiver took control of the prisons' health care system and "fundamentally" miscalculated the $8 million estimate. Further investigation shows "fraud and waste" within the receiver's "staffing programs."

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