Dying for Care

Number 26754
Subject Health Care
Source Palm Beach Post
Year 2014
Publication Date September 28, 2014; October 26, 2014
Summary Handing off Florida prison inmate care to for-profit health companies was designed to deliver millions in taxpayer savings beginning in 2012. But for inmates, it came with cold-blooded consequences, a six-month Palm Beach Post investigation found: soaring fatalities, brutally indifferent medical treatment and a corrections bureaucracy and billion-dollar corporation which withheld crucial data on inmate deaths and negligent care.
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Keywords florida; prison; for; profit; medical
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